Category Archives: alpaca

Spinning embroidery thread

            Just a quick peek at one of my big projects completed this past year, a hand-embroidered piece made with all hand-prepped, handspun alpaca thread. This is a sample of the finished thread, with a … Continue reading

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Your Yarns submission, accepted

So my submission to Spin Off’s Your Yarns section was accepted. While it didn’t make it into the magazine, it is in the expanded online section available here (registration required). Lesson learned from this exercise was that if I submit … Continue reading

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Your Yarns submission

Every issue (perhaps less often, now that I think about it), Spin-Off invites readers to spin and submit their own yarns according to a set theme. The theme for the next issue is camelids, so I spun up a lock … Continue reading

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