Category Archives: Spinning

Legwarmers

So, what’s your favourite thing to knit?                 Lace Leg Warmers by Shawn Glidden(in my own handspun California Red Sheep yarn, courtesy of a sheep named Mastodon)             … Continue reading

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“Darn my socks”

This was an actual quote to my dad to my mom, circa 1982-ish, as he dumped a pile of hole-y work socks (cheap black cotton dress socks) in front of her. My mom assumed he was joking and started laughing, … Continue reading

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Another riding sweater?

So, ages ago, I knit a lovely riding sweater to wear when working the horses in cooler weather. I actually haven’t worn it that much, due to needing to redo the zipper, add a clasp at the top, and being … Continue reading

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New article in Spin-Off

Happy to announce a new article in Spin-Off, profiling one of my favourite spindle makers, Malcolm Fielding of The Spindle Shop. That’s my own spindle in the photo, in nearly metallic satin sycamore wood, in its home in a vintage … Continue reading

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New class!

I’m pleased to announce I will be holding my Beginner Spinning on a Drop Spindle workshop in Toronto later this month. As part of an event hosted by The Stop at Wychwood Barns, I’ll be teaching this workshop from 10a-12p … Continue reading

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New classes!

Hey all, I’m thrilled to announce the return of my beginner spinning classes in 2017–check out my Workshops page for more info! As always, I can do private workshops on other topics (or even a private beginners’ classes with you … Continue reading

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New article in Spin & Knit

There’s a new issue of Spin & Knit from Interweave/F + W, and I’m happy to say I have an article in it. Using my own experience of knitting with my handspun for ten years, as well as some tips … Continue reading

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