Just under a month ago, I was longing for temperatures to drop… for rainy days and chilly nights that allow you to bust out the lofty and warm hand-knits which moved to the back of the closet throughout the summer. Well, hello rainy days and chilly weather (although definitely not as cold here in Vancouver […]Continue reading "Member Update // Spin to Knit Socks with Rachel Smith!"
September is here, and despite the fact that it’s still technically summer (and also quite warm outside), all we can think of is sweater weather. With even just a slight chill in the air, we’re ready and busting out the woolens. There’s something so wonderful about bundling up in a hand-knit garment – so comforting […]Continue reading "Member Update // Spin to Knit a Sweater Now Available!"
During this Crafternoon, we did a spindle spinning demonstration showing drafting, plying, and how to wind onto the spindle shaft. We also started spinning a handpainted colourway using the fractal spinning colour technique.Continue reading "Crafternoon Live // September 14, 2018"
Measuring the angle of twist in your yarn is a wonderful way to ensure consistency in your handspun yarns. Download our twist gauge here to measure the twist in your singles and plied yarns.Continue reading "Twist Gauge"