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Desert Flower Blanket

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Designs | 0 comments

Desert Flower Blanket

This a cozy blanket, made in mohair – not usually used for a blanket, but it’s so pretty…. and so warm! Everything you need this Winter. >> Find the pattern on Ravelry Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto

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Just in case…

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Just in case…

… you are thinking that I’ve been sleeping: 680m of a 3ply merino, worst weight, ready for my project – and I still have 3 half full bobbins to ply, in case these meters aren’t enough. I’m still thinking it’s boring spinning a plain yarn myself, when it’s possible to buy it anywhere, but I am also proud I was capable of doing with consistency. Next step: swatching and...

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Study in scarlet: so many choices…

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in Blog | 2 comments

Study in scarlet: so many choices…

The activity of spinning fiber is basically 90% making decisions: * what is the right fiber for the project? Should I blend it or not? * which weight? * should I spin worsted or woolen? Make it compact? Fluffy? * how much spin? * how many cables should I ply? And so on. Only after you know what you want, you can finally start treadling. Apart of choosing the fiber, that I had already decided (merino, red), these were the questions I worked on this week, trying to decide how I want my yarn. As I...

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Colors

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Colors

Three days dyeing lots of fiber in many differents colors to make my art batts: that makes me happy.  

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New art batts

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

New art batts

I spent the whole weekend carding all the fiber I dyed last week. These are some results: My favorite: 50% merino 50%...

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