Category Archives: Handspun

A Spinner’s Jackpot

One day not too long ago, my older daughter asked if I wanted some buffalo wool…?!?  Of course, I answered YES before I bothered asking for any more information, but then I wanted to know how she was able to … Continue reading

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It’s spring (maybe)!

Considering that we had snow again today (April 3rd), it’s hard to get in the ‘spring’ mood.  The daffodils are convinced, though, so I’ll go along with them. And here’s another sign of spring – Easter egg dye packages, on … Continue reading

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Wooly field trip

Shortly after the Kansas State Fair, I got to do something I’d been thinking about for a long time… I went with a bunch of spinning and weaving friends to tour Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative.  This came awfully close to … Continue reading

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Fiber source to finished product

I happened to have a few pictures to illustrate the steps from beginning to end, so thought I’d share them with you. It all started with the visit to a local alpaca breeder two years ago (Sunflower Alpaca Farm, shortly … Continue reading

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