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. The next three yarns are all about dual-coated sheep. This is the last stop in the first section of the book, which is all about the general … More 5 of 51 Yarns: Icelandic Tog
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!