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knitting, Spinning, Wool

Delayed birthday knitting

I finally finished spinning the 3 black and purple braids of merino I bought awhile ago. Last night I wound one to start knitting a birthday pair of arm warmers for my teen, whose birthday was yesterday. Story of my life lately. The yarn is 100% merino that I custom ordered for the teen. Spun… Continue reading Delayed birthday knitting

Life and Family, Spinning, Wool

Cleaning leads to spinning?

I finally feel better from the stomach bug this weekend.  Our youngest is back to her usual self, our teen is recovering from being sick yesterday, and Peanut is currently in the beginning stages of feeling horrible with a slight fever.  I cleaned our main room a bit today and opened the shades to let… Continue reading Cleaning leads to spinning?

cross stitch, Doll making, Other crafts, Sewing

Stabby things

Years ago, when Peanut was the same age as Miss 4 year old, I had a YouTube channel focused on cross stitching. It didn't run for long but my obsession for cross stitching did. Like my other hobbies, I jumped in with both feet and bought -everything- I could possibly need. It definitely helped that… Continue reading Stabby things

Spinning, Wool

When fiber spins itself

I haven't touched my knitting since last week. I've been working on dolls still. But I did spin a bit today. By a bit I mean 4 ounces, part of Miss Teen's sweater fiber. Spun on my SpinEKube since the bobbins are bigger. The singles came out to be about a fingering weight, which is… Continue reading When fiber spins itself

Life and Family, Other crafts

Fleece, fiberfill and baby dolls

My mind likes to wander and then hyper fixate on the strangest things sometimes. This weekend while browsing Etsy I came across a baby doll pattern that I remembered I had bought several years ago. I printed the pattern pieces and ordered some fleece in several skin tones to pick up at my local shop.… Continue reading Fleece, fiberfill and baby dolls

knitting, Spinning, Wool

Stash Sunday

For the most part, I try to knit and spin from stash fiber/yarn, but I've had a few fiber purchases come in the last month. My yarn stash is usually adequate for small projects and occasional kid sweaters. But since most of my yarns are single skeins bought with socks in mind, I have to… Continue reading Stash Sunday

Life and Family, needle felting, Other crafts

Needles, Wool and Peanut pals

Very little knitting has happened here this week, so I skipped Wednesdays WIP update. While I was crafting, it wasn't something I could share just yet, but I can now. Introducing- Peanut Pals, OOAK needle felted dolls made by hand with 100% wool and love 💖. Waldorf inspired dolls made for kids and kids at… Continue reading Needles, Wool and Peanut pals