Review : Fleegle Spins Supported

First off, I really like the format of this ebook! It comes on a flash drive in its own little storage tin. This is a great way to keep it stored securely and also will help to keep it from getting lost in the fray of electronic gadgets and USB drives and other paraphernalia we all seem to cart around with us these days.

Books • Spin Art : Mastering the Craft of Spinning Textured Yarn

This looks to be an excellent book.

I have to admit, I am new to art yarn spinning. But, given the amount of expertise and guidance in this book, I’m sure I could learn much from it. [...]

Orbspinner Scarf : spin the yarn

This nicely prepared top is a blend of 70% super fine, natural gray alpaca, 25% carbonized bamboo, and 5% glitter. [...]

Spinster’s Corner

Part 2 of Lisa Jacobs’ extensive exploration of colourway creation through combining specific colours to blend into artistic yarns.

Cintamani Socks : spin the yarn

The thing I try to determine, before I spin anything I would like to spin, is what the fibre would do best as, spun up, and what the make up of the fibre (in this case, Finn wool) would be suitable for. [...]

Club Patterns : Fair Isle Cowl & Mitts

Club Patterns are now available for you to knit! [...]

Dec.2011 Club Spinning – Foehn Cowl & Mitts : spin the yarn

The project base for this club is a set of matching gloves and a cowl, knit in a stranded fair isle pattern making them both squishy and extra-warm to block those winter winds.

Both fibres were spun to create a semi-worsted sport-weight yarn. [...]

New Spin-alongs for 2012!

Come show us what you’re spinning and win!

Book Review: Get Spun by Symeon North

I recently purchased the Get Spun book by Symeon North from Interweave Press. Billed as a way to learn to spin “funky and functional art yarns”, I was interested to see what I would learn from it. [...]

Spinster’s Corner • 7 : Spinning a Beaded Art Yarn

For the Spinster’s Corner this time, I decided to tackle one of the art yarn techniques illustrated in Symeon North’s book Get Spun, which I have also reviewed for this edition. I picked one of the add-on techniques, and decided to create a beaded yarn. [...]

Windchaser Shawl : spin the yarn

This yarn has been sitting in my stash for quite a while, now, waiting for the right project. I am thrilled to finally have it knit up looking pretty. You may or may not recognize it from our header graphic here on Ennea Collective. [...]

Chicken Enchiladas

Enchiladas are so versatile. You can use corn or flour tortillas and whatever types of meat and/or vegetables you have on hand. Chicken, corn, and chilies are a favorite around here. [...]

Elmvale Mittens : spin the yarn

When I have a pretty, lively, colourful braid of hand-dyed roving in my hands, it presents an endless number of possibilities as to how to spin it up.

Refractive Socks : spin the yarn

I love progression dyed fiber. There’s something magical about splitting a combed top in half and combining it back together to get something almost, but not quite, what you had before in terms of color. [...]

Spin 6 : Finding Your Spinning Noodle

Pasta is a serious business, it appears. The contents and sizes of particular types are governed by law on a global level, something many of us probably do not know.

So what on earth does this have to do with spinning? [...]

Product Review • 6 : Spinolution Hopper Spinning Wheel

Spinolution is a relatively new wheel production company. They began building wheels in 1983, and have a variety of styles to choose from including the Mach, the Queen Bee (their very small, foldable travel wheel) and the brand-new Wind, as well as their “art yarn” wheel, the Hopper. [...]

Spinning Duo: Anne & Lori Spin for Issue 6

So, Anne and I were chatting one day (not unusual) and we decided to spin the same roving without consultation in terms of what we were going to spin for and what the resulting yarn would be like. [...]

Review • 5 : HansenCrafts miniSpinner

Ravelry can have a bad influence on me. There was no reason for me to think about buying another wheel because my Rose was wonderful, but I started to hear about a new electric spinner, the HansenCrafts miniSpinner, and my interest was piqued. [...]

Lupine Cardigan: Spin The Yarn

I love a lightweight cardigan for the summertime. With that in mind, I purchased two matching braids of a merino/bamboo blend (50/50) from Funky Carolina in a pretty summery colorway, “Waterlilies”. [...]

Sweet Afton Vest : spin the yarn

Today, we’re here to discuss how to create a heathered yarn using a drum-carder or hand carders to blend different fibres and colours together. [...]