Tag Archives: Bamboo

A Diversified Way of Reducing Stash

One of my goals this year is to reduce my inventory of handspun yarns.  Really, my super stash exceeds its dedicated cupboard space. And I’m not sure buying more shelving is the way to go. Luckily, my need to reduce … Continue reading

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Spring Break Spinning

Well, Winter Sessions have finished and Spring Break brings a much needed teaching break.  This was my first year teaching the Spinning and Dyeing class at Place des Arts, and along with teaching some new Intermediate Weaving workshops, I experienced … Continue reading

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My Summer Project – a Double Double Weave

This summer was glorious, hot and sunny for the most part.  In between enjoying the sunshine, travel, spending time with family and friends and guild activities, I spent my spare time playing with my summer project.  This was inspired by … Continue reading

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Summer and Winter Weave, Crackle and Spring Colour Explosion

I’m doing a little of this, a little of that, while enjoying the wonderful colour explosion of the late Spring flowers. Here is the third effort in my continuing study of Summer and Winter Weave.  This is 4 shaft Summer … Continue reading

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Handspun, Handwoven

Here are my latest weaving efforts.  I started with 100 gms of a wonderful soft braid of fibre from Sweet Georgia.  The blend was 50% merino, 25% bamboo viscose, and 25% tussah silk in a colour called tavern.  The colours … Continue reading

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