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Finished Handspun

I think this was my fastest spinning ever. I guess that’s what happens when you can’t sew, right? I only took a break to weave in the millions of ends on a knitting project. I know I had the whole

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If I Can’t Sew…

I may as well spin, right? I actually still have two sewn items to share but they haven’t been photographed yet. Each time I think about doing the whole modeling thing, I shake my head and do something else.  Taking

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More Yarn

I had these great big plans of all these things I would make while the girls were away.  My time never turns out quite like I expect.  This partially finished yarn was sitting on the shelf and taunting me.  So

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Stalled

This picture.  V didn’t want me to do pictures but I convinced her (i.e. promised her iPad time). Only she wouldn’t put on the skirt I’d grabbed to go with the T-shirt and told me to just put it on top

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Everything On Hold

See that cute face? She’s been home sick for three days (and today is her day off from preschool).  She got hit by a virus last week and promptly passed it on to her sister and me. I was expecting

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Photo Monday – Fiber and Handspun

This time around, I put some spinning fiber and some of the yarn I’ve spun in direct sunlight.  I was able to keep the ISO down at 400 and not get all blurry. Of course, the challenge then is exposing

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Spinning Stuff

It’s called Hydrangea but to me, it’ll always be Monet’s water lilies, the one from MoMA. The fiber is Blueface (that’s a kind of sheep) from Gale’s Art, bought in Rhinebeck almost two years ago. I liked the colors.  Pink, purple,

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