Tag: handspinnen

From Fiber to Yarn :: Strawberry Field ::

Fiber | Faser: Strawberry Field , carded batts from Fiber Monster; Merino wool, a bit of sparkle; 2 skeins à 1.5 oz (120m/75g) Color | Farbe: red, salmon, fuchsia, white | rot, magenta, lachs, weiß Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Greensleeves drop spindle, plied on wheel | Gesponnen auf Greensleeves Spindel, gezwirnt am Rad Prep Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Pink Lady ::

Fiber | Faser: Pink Lady, carded batts from Fiber Monster; Colonial Wool, Tencel, a bit of Sparkle; 2 skeins à 1.5 oz (320m/80g) Color | Farbe: green, purple, pink | grün, lila, rosa Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Forrester Linum Light drop spindle, plied on wheel | Gesponnen auf Forrester Linum Light Spindel, gezwirnt am Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Starlight Starbright ::

Fiber | Faser: Starlight Starbright II, carded batts by Butterfly Girl Designs; Merino layered with two colors of Bamboo, lots of Firestar and Angelina; 2 skeins à 50 gr (360m/100g) Color | Farbe: black, blue, turquoise, aqua, silver | schwarz, blau, türkis, aqua, silber Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Bosworth Midi drop spindle, plied on Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Mielke Lizzie Spindle ::

Whorl: Birds-eye maple Shaft: Birch Whorl diameter: 6 cm Weight: 13 g Length: 22 cm Maker: Adam Mielke at Mielke’s Farm Fiber: Buffalo Fiber Comment: The spindle is very lightweight and proved ideal for spinning the very fine Buffalo Fiber I got with my Greensleeves spindle. The Buffalo reminded me a bit of baby camel Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Bosworth Maxi Tasmanian Rose Myrtle ::

Bosworth Maxi Spindle Whorl: Tasmanian Rose Myrtle Shaft: Orford Cedar Whorl diameter: 7 cm Weight: 37 g Maker: Jonathan Bosworth at Journeywheel.com Fiber: 50/50 Merino/Mohair blend Comment: The spindle is lovely and relatively light-weight for its size. Since the weight is mostly at the rim it turns very fast and keeps its momentum for a Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Greensleeves Katherine’s Cup ::

Am Tag vor meinem Geburtstag ist nach 3 Wochen langer Reise eine neue Spindel bei mir eingezogen. Gemeinsam mit Elizabeth Daily von Greensleeves Spindles habe ich Holz für Wirtel und Schaft ausgesucht und Elizabeth hat die Spindel dann für mich gemacht. Sie ist sehr schön und gut ausbalanciert. Da Ebenholz eine sehr hohe Dichte hat, Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Bosworth Midi Cocobolo ::

Bosworth Midi Spindle Whorl: Cocobolo Shaft: Birch Whorl diameter: 6 cm Length: 27 cm Weight: 42 g Maker: Jonathan Bosworth at Journeywheel.com Fiber: Hand-painted Falkland top by FatCatKnits Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Bosworth Midi Canarywood ::

Bosworth Midi Spindle Whorl: Canarywood Shaft: Bloodwood Whorl diameter: 6 cm Length: 27 cm Weight: 25 g Maker: Jonathan Bosworth at Journeywheel.com Fiber: hand-painted Corriedale top by Sunset Fibers Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Bosworth Mini Tulipwood ::

Bosworth Mini Spindle Whorl: Tulipwood Shaft: Birch Whorl diameter: 4.5 cm Length: 18 cm Weight: 20 g Maker: Jonathan Bosworth at Journeywheel.com Shown fiber: Starlight Starbright II by ButterflyGirlDesign (57% merino, 33% bamboo, 10 %nylon firestar and less than 1% angelina) Read More

Spinning :: Beauty in Simplicity ::

The new year is here and for lots of people this means time for resolutions and promises. All around blogland you can read lists of things people want to accomplish in 2009 – projects to start, UFOs to finish, stash or weight to reduce, habits to break, you name, they’ll want to achieve it. I’m Read More

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