Sep 4, 2018
In this discussion of what I did during the 2018 Tour de Fleece, I talk about the wool breed Zwartbles, spinning buffalo fiber on a drop spindle and finally a very rare breed of wool, Dor Galen.
The buffalo fiber was included in the Clouds of Luxury from the Etsy store Sericin
The Dor Galen fiber was purchased at a...
Aug 18, 2018
My favorite time of the spinning year, the Tour de Fleece event. As promised, here is the review of what I spun this year.
This is part one of the two part podcast.
A few links. To see photos of all of the lovely fibers and yarns I talked about, go to my group in Ravelry, yarnspinners spin in and look at the TdF2018...
Jul 5, 2018
When I find that a podcast has no specific topic, but many different stories, I call them a spin-in. I also likened this to writing you a letter, dear listener! But mostly it feels like when we gather together with our spinning wheels and spin and talk. One never really knows what the conversations will be.
Apr 20, 2018
Ahhh, tis the season of freshly shorn fleeces. But what if your cupboard is already full?
If you have an answer, come to the Ravelry group and search for Yanrspinnerstales spin in. Join us there for the conversation.
A nice solution to at least organizing your fleece project is The Spinners Journal, a daily...
Mar 22, 2018
Ravellenics, for those that haven't heard the term, is an event hosted on Ravelry during the Olympics. There are events you can enter projects, and win digital medals. The rules state you start at the opening ceremony and finish by the closing ceremony.
I have done this many years now, every two years. Most years I do...