Tag Archives: handspun

If it’s a cold winter… I’ll be ready

Here’s hoping for a cold(ish) winter.  Why?  So I can wear this pair of mittens I’ve just knitted using the chunky handspun marled merino I plied back in early July. The yarn was rather inconsistent so I’ve had to do a … Continue reading

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Spinning to weave – update

I still haven’t finished my weaving sample but here’s my list of my list of excuses! it’s too hot to weave weaving class has finished for the summer (which means I have to be disciplined and organised enough to complete the sample at … Continue reading

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Marled merino

The merino I spun last weekend is finally dry and ready to knit.  The yarn is quite chunky, marled, and there’s not a huge amount of it (188g). As a result, I think the options are either a traditional woolly … Continue reading

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