Tag Archives: hand spun yarn

…and more lace weight yarn!


Surprise! I spun more lace weight yarn this weekend. I actually made 266 yards (3 ozs) of this stuff last weekend, but I liked it so much I spun another 180 yards (2 ozs) last night. This yarn is 100% … Continue reading

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Yarn – Baby grey


I wasn’t completely unproductive over the holiday break. In addition to a whole lot of sleeping and eating, I spun a few hundred yards of this lovely grey yarn. It’s 50% baby alpaca, 25% Mikayla’s fiber and 25% Loredo’s fiber … Continue reading

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Units of measure


Yarn is sold by weight or by length, but these days I prefer to think of skeins in terms of minutes of time invested.¬†Each yard of finished, 2-ply yarn took me 2.1 minutes to spin (including spinning both singles and … Continue reading

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Now THAT was a spinning marathon


Over the weekend we were busy folks. Mom, Dad and the Bro had some manure adventures, which I’ll detail tomorrow, and I spun a whopping total of 621 yards of yarn. How many CSI episodes? Only 24. Twitch. I haven’t … Continue reading

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To block or not to block, that is the question


Poor Hamlet, always getting his soliloquy wantonly garbled by bloggers. Mmmmm, wontons. Anyway, this weekend I spun 50 more yards of my deep roots yarn and finished the hat for my climbing friend. And it looks nothing like a dead … Continue reading

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