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transientfashion:

Darning Tutorial

This is a different darning method than I normally use. The result looks very nice though.

Tagged: mendingcraftsdarningdiysockstutorialyarnwell this might come in handymake do and menduse it upmake domendgo greenenvironmentalism

Leicester longwool singles on Flickr.
This is the first bobbin of leicester longwool singles for my #sca a&s project. When plied, it’ll be sock yarn

Leicester longwool singles on Flickr.

This is the first bobbin of leicester longwool singles for my #sca a&s project. When plied, it’ll be sock yarn

Tagged: scahandmadediyhandspinningyarnhandspunspinning wheela&s

This is this morning’s lace-weight spinning. I decided yesterday’s didn’t have enough twist, so I spun it back onto the bobbin a bit tighter then joined and spun a bunch more. There’s 29yd total. After I’ve set the twist, I can lucet it and have lacing for my dresses. Since it’s wool, it’ll be gentler on my eyelets than the hemp.

Tagged: scaspinningyarnhandspun

bluetoothtoaster:

Fandom Yarn Giveaway!

To preview my upcoming shop update on etsy, I’m going to do a little giveaway!

The WINNER will be able to choose one of the following:

1) Doctor Who Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in You Sexy Thing, Sonic Screwdriver, Time Vortex I, Time Vortex II, and Bowties are Cool.
2) Sherlock Holmes Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, A Scandal in Bohemia, The Final Problem, and 221b Baker Street.
3) Hunger Games Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in Katniss Everdeen,  Gale Hawthorne, Primrose Everdeen, The Girl on Fire, and Peeta Mellark.
4) One 50g (200 yd) skein in Sarah Jane Smith
5) One 50g (200 yd) skein in Rowena Ravenclaw

(Whatever isn’t chosen will go up in my etsy shop soon after, so be sure to keep your eye out!)

All yarn is hand-dyed by myself on a sturdy 75% wool, 25% nylon sock-weight base. The yarn is superwash, but minimal bleeding is possible due to the hand-dyed nature of the yarn, so caution is urged when washing. All dyes are food-safe ;-)

Unfortunately, there are RULES:
-I’ll ship anywhere in the world.
-must REBLOG to enter, likes don’t count
-but no more than five (5) reblogs, more will get you disqualified.
-you don’t have to be following me :-) but feel free to if you want information on future shop updates!
-you should have your ask box open so I can contact you! If the winner doesn’t respond within 48 hours of notification, another winner will be chosen.
-contest ends at 11:59 PM US Central Time April 8th. Winner will be contacted April 9th.
-questions go here

Good Luck!

Tagged: yarn

bluetoothtoaster:

Fandom Yarn Giveaway!

To preview my upcoming shop update on etsy, I’m going to do a little giveaway!

The WINNER will be able to choose one of the following:

1) Doctor Who Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in You Sexy Thing, Sonic Screwdriver, Time Vortex I, Time Vortex II, and Bowties are Cool.
2) Sherlock Holmes Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, A Scandal in Bohemia, The Final Problem, and 221b Baker Street.
3) Hunger Games Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in Katniss Everdeen,  Gale Hawthorne, Primrose Everdeen, The Girl on Fire, and Peeta Mellark.
4) One 50g (200 yd) skein in Sarah Jane Smith
5) One 50g (200 yd) skein in Rowena Ravenclaw

(Whatever isn’t chosen will go up in my etsy shop soon after, so be sure to keep your eye out!)

All yarn is hand-dyed by myself on a sturdy 75% wool, 25% nylon sock-weight base. The yarn is superwash, but minimal bleeding is possible due to the hand-dyed nature of the yarn, so caution is urged when washing. All dyes are food-safe ;-)

Unfortunately, there are RULES:
-I’ll ship anywhere in the world.
-must REBLOG to enter, likes don’t count
-but no more than five (5) reblogs, more will get you disqualified.
-you don’t have to be following me :-) but feel free to if you want information on future shop updates!
-you should have your ask box open so I can contact you! If the winner doesn’t respond within 48 hours of notification, another winner will be chosen.
-contest ends at 11:59 PM US Central Time April 8th. Winner will be contacted April 9th.
-questions go here

Good Luck!

Tagged: yarn

bluetoothtoaster:

Fandom Yarn Giveaway!

To preview my upcoming shop update on etsy, I’m going to do a little giveaway!

The WINNER will be able to choose one of the following:

1) Doctor Who Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in You Sexy Thing, Sonic Screwdriver, Time Vortex I, Time Vortex II, and Bowties are Cool.
2) Sherlock Holmes Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, A Scandal in Bohemia, The Final Problem, and 221b Baker Street.
3) Hunger Games Mini-Skein Pack containing five 10g (40yd) skeins in Katniss Everdeen,  Gale Hawthorne, Primrose Everdeen, The Girl on Fire, and Peeta Mellark.
4) One 50g (200 yd) skein in Sarah Jane Smith
5) One 50g (200 yd) skein in Rowena Ravenclaw

(Whatever isn’t chosen will go up in my etsy shop soon after, so be sure to keep your eye out!)

All yarn is hand-dyed by myself on a sturdy 75% wool, 25% nylon sock-weight base. The yarn is superwash, but minimal bleeding is possible due to the hand-dyed nature of the yarn, so caution is urged when washing. All dyes are food-safe ;-)

Unfortunately, there are RULES:
-I’ll ship anywhere in the world.
-must REBLOG to enter, likes don’t count
-but no more than five (5) reblogs, more will get you disqualified.
-you don’t have to be following me :-) but feel free to if you want information on future shop updates!
-you should have your ask box open so I can contact you! If the winner doesn’t respond within 48 hours of notification, another winner will be chosen.
-contest ends at 11:59 PM US Central Time April 8th. Winner will be contacted April 9th.
-questions go here

Good Luck!

Tagged: yarn

peccadillocollection:

view from the studio: natural plant dyes on local fibers

Pretties! Someday I’ll have a backyard and a cauldron, and I’ll be able to do natural dyeing. 
(There are some mordants you just do not want to let into your house, especially the kitchen.)

peccadillocollection:

view from the studio: natural plant dyes on local fibers

Pretties! Someday I’ll have a backyard and a cauldron, and I’ll be able to do natural dyeing. 

(There are some mordants you just do not want to let into your house, especially the kitchen.)

Tagged: dyeingfibrefibershedyarn

Rowan Colourscape Chunky - Northern Lights on Flickr.Squishy lambswool! It’s in the middle of becoming a shawl now :)

Rowan Colourscape Chunky - Northern Lights on Flickr.

Squishy lambswool! It’s in the middle of becoming a shawl now :)

Tagged: yarn