Tag: handspun

  • Finn Wool Revisited

    Finn Wool Revisited

    I wrote a bit about Finnsheep, or Finn, fiber early on in my spinning journey (read that post here). Since Finn is one of my favorite wools to work with, and I knit the Basket of Blossoms Shawl sample in Finn yarn, I thought it was time to revisit this wonderful fiber. WoodSong Farm, whose…

  • New Pattern Release – Towline Hat

    New Pattern Release – Towline Hat

    The Towline Hat, a worsted/ Aran weight cabled hat knitting pattern, is now available as an individual download.

  • Spinning Gulf Coast Native Wool – a New SE2SE Project

    Spinning Gulf Coast Native Wool – a New SE2SE Project

    I’ve been sitting on some fiber for a couple of my Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em projects for awhile. I’ve been on a kick of spinning dyed fiber, and generally working on other projects. But I finally got around to pulling a new one out. This is my 7th SE2SE project – Gulf Coast Native…

  • Spinning Dorset Horn Fiber

    Spinning Dorset Horn Fiber

    It’s been awhile since I’ve finished a Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em project – the last few months have been a bit of a whirlwind and haven’t left me much time for spinning. I’ve been working on this lovely natural gray-brown Dorset Horn roving from Covered Bridge Fiber for several months, and finally finished it…

  • Spinning Florida Cracker Wool

    Spinning Florida Cracker Wool

    I recently finished my 5th Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em spinning project – 4 oz of Florida Cracker roving from Flock Ewe Florida Fibers. Florida Cracker is one of a group of ‘feral’ breeds, descendants of sheep left behind by the Spanish that adapted to the heat and humidity of the Southeastern United States. Until…