I really like Sunday nights now. Instead of stewing about the work week to come, I’ve gotten into the habit of going in my spare bedroom design studio around 8pm and putting on my Chris Botti (what a hottie) CD. There I sit and spin my drop spindle. I find it so relaxing, even whenRead more
P>I love learning new things – you could say I’m addicted to it
Today’s class at Lettuce Knit taught me a few things.
- My eyesight isn’t what it used to be. Dark variegated laceweight on dark needles might not be a good idea for a first lace project. LI>Don’t try to talk and do yarn overs at the same time.
Well I graduated from the Lettuce Knit school of drop spindle spinning. I’m quite happy with what I accomplished. I didn’t get a great quantity of wool, but it’s acceptable. I’ve started with another piece of roving. Somewhere in my stash is a 1lb bag of Corriedale. Beats me where. I ask you – howRead more
I had taken a drop spindle class early in the year, but didn’t have much success. I am a stubborn old goat, not one to give up easily, so when I saw that Lettuce Knit was having a class I signed up immediately. I had met the teacher Laura at a Drunken Knitter’s T.O.Read more
I have always been enamoured with the thought of spinning. I pictured myself in a bucolic setting, happily whiling away the hours while at my wheel. I thought I’d try drop spindle to see if I was any good/liked spinning. So, when I saw a class advertised at Romni Wools, I jumped at it. IRead more