Tag: spinning wheel

Melting

Day by day the snow is quickly leaving. Birds now go out during the day While two dogs keep an eye out for winged and four legged predators Garlic is popping up through the soil And several rows of potatoes have been planted. The… Continue Reading “Melting”

Some people like to build legos, I like to build…

When I said the other week that I had ordered something to help me along with my crafting, I never expected the reveal to take this long. My package arrived last week….well sort of, the mail person suddenly decided that they were no longer… Continue Reading “Some people like to build legos, I like to build…”

New babies

We have been hit with the flu, school has been missed, and house work has been ignored. We’ve spent our time cuddled under blankets with books and “pizza” Or consuming large amounts of coffee to get us through the day We won’t let it… Continue Reading “New babies”

The wheel isn’t turning

And that is because my spinning wheel broke today, I am hoping that it is an easy fix because I was in the middle of plying this gorgeous romney I blended together. I have been having so much fun blending batts lately, I wanted… Continue Reading “The wheel isn’t turning”

Learning

When my kids take interest in a hobby I enjoy, I am always tickled pink! I was slightly nervous sharing my wheel, silently cursing at myself for giving my other wheel away. Biting my tongue and trying to keep myself from interrupting with a… Continue Reading “Learning”

Birthdays and Moving days

Last week my baby turned SIX   Insanity right?? He’s now starting to read small books and spell words and do one digit addition. Holy moly!! We celebrated a day early and he went on his merry way with his sister to spend the… Continue Reading “Birthdays and Moving days”

I know why silk yarn is expensive

It’s because it’s hard to ply     I tried so hard not to waste any of it, but after thirty minutes of struggling, I lost about half a foot (finally untangled the part I cut after I finished plying)       14 wpi (wraps… Continue Reading “I know why silk yarn is expensive”

So I bought something today

Yes, you read that right! I am now the owner of my very own wheel! This wheel is called a Wernekinck Edam made by Richard Wernekinck in Holland. A woman who is preparing to travel to Indonesia, popped by our guild meeting today. She… Continue Reading “So I bought something today”

Someday…..

I will finish my sweater, I am hell bent on it. The sleeves are the only thing I have left to do, you’d think it would be a breeze as I just need to seed stitch until I reach twelve inches, unfortunately I continue… Continue Reading “Someday…..”

Tick tock

Well, I still have to finish the sleeves. My deadline was yesterday, however I was having fun learning how to spin yarn on a spinning wheel!! I joined a spinning guild and met a lot of awesome people, who welcomed me into their guild… Continue Reading “Tick tock”