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I have had an unrequieted love affair with spinning ever since I was a little girl. I would try to twist together all manner of things with little success as the results were always too short to do anything with.

Fast forward to 2006.

"Dear Diary,

Today I met my new best friend. She knows how to spin. I mean really spin, like, yarn! She says that she can teach me and I am sooo excited! I've wanted to do this my entire life but thought that no one even did that sort of thing anymore. This is the best day!"

Things progressed slowly from there. My friend took me to my first fiber festival in 2008 where I met and bought my first spinning wheel. The rest is, as they say, history. My first wheel eventually wore out from almost constant use and had to…

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  • Joined June 7, 2010

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wool, silk, Corriedale, Merino, Mohair, alpaca, llama, bright colors

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About

I have had an unrequieted love affair with spinning ever since I was a little girl. I would try to twist together all manner of things with little success as the results were always too short to do anything with.

Fast forward to 2006.

"Dear Diary,

Today I met my new best friend. She knows how to spin. I mean really spin, like, yarn! She says that she can teach me and I am sooo excited! I've wanted to do this my entire life but thought that no one even did that sort of thing anymore. This is the best day!"

Things progressed slowly from there. My friend took me to my first fiber festival in 2008 where I met and bought my first spinning wheel. The rest is, as they say, history. My first wheel eventually wore out from almost constant use and had to be replaced, but she still holds the place of honor as my first spinning love.

Last summer the same friend who introduced me to spinning also taught me how to dye wool. Little did she know she was creating a monster. You can see the results here in my shop.

If there are ever any new combos you would like to see, just shoot me off a convo and I will do the mad scientist work for you.

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