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in fact, i have three. today was day one of Camp Pluckyfluff Chicago, which is Lexi Boeger’s two day workshop on creative carding and non-traditional spinning techniques. i signed up ages ago even though i am pretty vanilla as this whole spinning thing goes, but i wanted to branch out a little. and branching out […]

I know, I know, I don’t keep up the blog nearly so well as I used to. I blame this ridiculous plan to go back to school. And really, I need someone to stop me from well-intentioned ideas such as “oh, I’ll take this class, and this class, for real classes… and then I’ll take […]


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Of late, have been watching much TV on DVD from my collection, mostly ‘cos I’ve been trying to work on my spinning and you need something in front of your face while sitting at a wheel for five hours. Have learned that early ER is not well-suited to marathoning: the first season is really good, […]

So, a little shy of two years ago, I picked up a used Louet S15 spinning wheel. I had high hopes for it, thinking I could supplement my Babe wheel (LOVE) and broaden my skills a little bit. It has not worked out that way. I’m not exactly sure what the deal is with it, […]

Well, I built a contraption a couple of Sundays ago: I took a $5 Ikea tv tray table that I got about 7 years ago, which had lost a couple of screws and was unsteady on its pins, disassembled it slightly, and turned it into a knitting caddy (with a tabletop!), to keep all my […]