Monthly Archives: September 2015

All over the Place

I have about three different spinning “projects” going on right now. I started off a couple of weeks ago making hand-carded blends with Sweet Georgia Yarns BFL-Silk fiber. So lovely! But I couldn’t keep up with the swatching so I … Continue reading

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Golden Beets

Gorgeous!

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Coming soon – Color Blend Photo Page

Today’s spinning color experiment was Riptide and Black Cherry. These are both dark colors, and I wasn’t sure how it would come out. The result made me think of a storm cloud. The yarn is soaking now, so I’ll wait … Continue reading

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Color and Hand Cards!

Playtime! I’m having so much fun right now. Because I can, I’m going to make color blends with all the possible combinations of the 8 colors I have from Sweet Georgia Yarn (and my sari silk, of course!). (Once upon … Continue reading

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The Unadorned Truth – Sweet Georgia Yarn Fiber Rocks

The truth is in the swatching. Today I swatched the Black Cherry BFL-silk blend that I spun yesterday. It was just the plain top, no fancy prep of any kind. I wanted to see how much of the cushy, luxurious … Continue reading

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This is Why I Spin

Yesterday I wrote about how I just started experimenting with some new fibers, and ended up with a gorgeous hand-carded blend of two colors of BFL-Silk with some sari silk. Today, I swatched that yarn. I’m.In.Love. I think it’s my … Continue reading

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More Fun With Hand Cards

Now that I’ve finished the Blue-Faced Leicester (BFL), I moved on to some BFL-Silk blend fiber that I got from Sweet Georgia Yarns. They do dye-to-order lots in gorgeous colors, and I got 100 grams each of 8 different colors. … Continue reading

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Still Spinning – Everyday Practice

I’m still spinning every day. I’m working my way through the Blue-Faced Leicester that I wrote about earlier. I keep noticing the springy texture of the pure wool as compared to the feel of the same wool blended with silk. … Continue reading

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