From Knit Bits

Spun Yarn Knitting Projects

What good is learning to spin if I don’t knit with the spun yarn that I make?  Of course I’m not going to do anything so pointless, so here are a few of the knitting projects I’ve been working on.  I haven’t posted any projects for a while, so there are also some from the …

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Island Fibers on Lopez Island

I realized when I wrote my post on spinning that I never got around to telling you the reason we went to Lopez Island a few weeks ago.  We went because I needed to buy more fleece for spinning and the closest place to do that is Island Fibers on Lopez Island.  I could order …

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Learning to Spin in Five Easy Lessons

I have been interested in spinning for a while.  I started using a drop spindle early last year and got pretty good at it, but it is soooooooo slow.  Good for demonstrations but not so much for creating a quantity of yarn.  Here at San Juan Island Historical Park we have a spinning wheel from …

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Knitted Christmas Gifts Revealed

Now that Christmas is over, I can show you what I worked on the last few months.  When last I posted about my knitting, I had just started a prayer shawl.  That prayer shawl was finished soon after we left Grand Portage.  I sent it on to Wedgewood to be included with the prayer shawl …

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