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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="180"] Handle lengths: 4.5"/11cm. Center piece: 9"/22cm.[/caption] This isn't a fibre FO, but it relates to my fibre crafts. Since I wanted to learn to spin, I realized that eventually I would need to make my own skein of yarn. I could do with a chair or my knees, but then I found these tutorials on how to make a Niddy Noddy out of PVC. I wasn't going to be able to…

Last week, I wanted to post a WIP Wednesday, but found I hadn't progressed very much either in spinning or my knitting. Mostly because this has been the hottest summer in my hometown. We do not have air conditioning so it makes me averse to knitting a giant wool blanket. Having said that, it cooled down for a few days, and I have been crafting again. An important thing is that I bought Abby Franquemont's…

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="430"] Rengas Tiger & Bloodwood 1.4oz Turkish spindle[/caption] My spindle arrived last Tuesday! Yes, I have been mad enough to add onto my ever growing hobby and interest list after reading, movies, photography, cooking, baking, running a blog, and travel. I've been curious about spinning for awhile. Most knitters and fibre crafters are to some degree because it is one step before the process of knitting, crocheting or weaving. At the beginning…