Category Archives: spinning

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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Fair project: Alpaca Fair Isle gloves

It’s that time again – the Kansas State Fair is nearing (all too soon for me)!  Since there is a new class this year for “Any Hand Knit Item – made with Hand Spun” I feel honor bound to enter … Continue reading

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Cross-patch, draw the latch

I’ve always liked the jaunty little nursery rhyme: Cross-patch, draw the latch Sit by the fire and spin. Take a cup and drink it up, And call the neighbors in. Two or three weeks ago, I found that I was … Continue reading

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