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  • Thrummed Mittens

    June 30, 2020 by

    I have a condition known as Raynaud’s Syndrome. This results in circulation issues that are exacerbated by the cold. Therefore one of my friends at my local Stitch & Bitch group introduced me to thrummed mittens as a way to keep my hands better protected from the cold! Thrumming is a technique where you knit… Read more

  • Amigurumi Rainbow Fish

    June 23, 2020 by

    Since the coronavirus got my lab mates and I sent home from the lab, everyone has been a little down with everything life has throwing at us. So since we do research with fish, I decided to make everyone in the lab an amigurumi fish. The pattern I used was Little Fish by K. Godinez.… Read more

  • Ara Shawl

    June 16, 2020 by

    Back in the beginning of April, I finally got around to spinning yarn out of the fiber I received in my lab’s Secret Santa gift exchange, Malabrigo Nube in the color-way Diana. It spun up into a beautiful 3-ply sport-weight Merino wool yarn. I decided to knit the Ara Shawl by Andrea Mowry with it!… Read more

  • Fleece Washing – Fermented Suint Method

    June 9, 2020 by

    I am excited to share that I purchased three fleeces from Westfield Woolies. Shortly after I started spinning, I became interested in learning about how fiber is prepared prior to spinning. That interest started many years ago and I have never had both the time, space, and tools to process my own fleece. However, I… Read more

  • 9 Months Later – Electric Eel Wheel Nano Review

    June 2, 2020 by

    I have now had my Electric Eel Wheel Nano for about 9 months. This is a complementary post to my first review after I had spun my first project on this electric spinner. I wanted to do a second review to share my opinions now that I have become well acquainted with my Nano. Pros… Read more

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