Today is St. Distaff’s Day, or Roc Day, which marks the end of the 12 Days of Christmas and is known traditionally as the time women would get back to their spinning after Yule...
by Lori Law When I was thinking about designing the Firewing Pullover, I decided I wanted to do a ‘blazing’ sort of yoke that would show off hand-dyed hand-spun BFL, from rovings by FatCatKnits....
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.
Weavers fall in love with looms the way knitters become swept away by an amazing line of yarns or the way spinners need to add just one more spindle or wheel to their collection. There is something simply irresistible about having access to a carefully made resource that is beautiful and functional and supports maximum expression in a fiber craft. […]
New spin-alongs this month in the Ravelry Forum: this month, we are spinning up yummy Polwarth and getting out our spindles! […}
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. […]