This post is part of a spin-along through 51 Yarns by Jacey Boggs Faulkner, in the Wool n’ Spinning community. For other posts in this series, check here. Oh my, was this yarn ever fun. (As an aside, have you noticed kids using the word “ever” to mean “very”? Or is that just up here?) … More 16 of 51 Yarns: Thick and Thin Singles
This post is part of a spin-along through 51 Yarns by Jacey Boggs Faulkner, in the Wool n’ Spinning community. For other posts in this series, check here. Ok, here I am, catching up! As I mentioned at the end of last month, I did manage to spin the September assignment in our spin-along. However, … More 15 of 51 Yarns: Soft Singles
I’m casting off! The longboat is packed with provisions, the crew are aboard, the shore is receding… OK enough nonsense, here’s my first yarn! The task for this wool is to go fine. Fine not meaning skinniest yarn, but yarn from the wool with the skinniest individual fibres. What better than to use the finest … More 1 of 51 Yarns: Fine Wool
Have you heard of this book? If you spin yarn, I’d bet an ounce of cashmere that you’ve heard of it. It was published last year by the woman who is right now at the exact centre of the whirling evolution of the yarn-spinning subculture: Jacey Boggs-Faulkner, editor of PLY Magazine. It’s the first book … More 51 Yarns, Here We Come!