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Fiber Fridays: My First 3-Ply!

Remember that lovely pygora single plied yarn from last Friday? I had plans of plying it with some yellowish merino to make a nice and fine 2 ply yarn. Upon plying, i changed my mind: it just didn’t look good. … Continue reading

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Fiber Fridays: Ready to Ply

I have just not been making as much time to spin this Summer as in the Winter time. It makes sense: it’s warm and sunny outside in the evenings, so i’d rather be hiking than sitting down covered in fiber…..  … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday: A Hat for the Husband

FINALLY! I spun this yarn back when it was Winter with the intention of knitting it into a hat right away. Handspun yarn, however, does not come with a label as per its size and recommended gauge, so i had … Continue reading


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The Yaquina Spin In

I sure had a blast spinning, knitting and selling some Nude Soap to the wonderful attendees of the Newport Spin-in last weekend. Spinning sure isn’t only an ‘ancient’ art form. We spinners filled the cafeteria of the Newport Middle School … Continue reading

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