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. […]
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? […]
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. […]
Well-prepared batts are one of my favorite preparations to spin. For the Thicket Gloves in this issue, I selected two 2-ounce batts from the Artemis, Artemis Etsy store as I wanted a semisolid/lightly heathered yarn for this project. […]
how to use our patterns if you aren’t a spinner? Yes, you can! […]
Most of the knitting patterns you’ll find on Ennea Collective are designed to take advantage of generic yarns, whether they might be hand-spun or commercial yarns. Although it’s not as simple as checking around to find the original yarn used in the pattern, as it is for many knitting patterns, it’s still possible to find (or spin) a yarn which will yield beautiful results. […]