Tag: spinning

My Name is What?

Hey there. I spent last weekend up in Seattle with my lovely friends Izi and Rocko…I mean Noriko and Ari. =D Izi is a mega-derp-a-licious cat. And Rocko is a haphazardly Chi puppy who desperately wants to play with Izi…who refuses to have anything to do with him besides the occasional BAP. But anyways. I… Read more »

Here’s to Two!

Two weeks into our third year of marriage and I have to say I’ve gotten two things that I severely needed, more than jewelry, more than yarn (yep): Emotional support Family time At the beginning of the month we had a surprise visit from my cousin Janet and her husband Kannan. We had just seen… Read more »

Technically Spinning

Last month I went to a fiber festival called Black Sheep Gathering, (read about it here). It was my first time to this particular event, and my third fiber related event overall, aside from the Rose City Yarn Crawl. My particular interest in this event stems from this years additional hobby that I picked up last fall: spinning…. Read more »

Hello March

You’re almost a third of the way through and I haven’t talked to you at all! I finally managed an FO! I spent a few hours fiddling with the super bulky pink yarn I had spun and plied earlier this year and finally made myself a beanie. Tips for next time: 2-ply bulky and don’t… Read more »

January is already gone

In the bag. This is the last work day of the month! I guess it flew by, but this week has definitely dragged on. So lets talk about happy things, like ME and my projects! =) First off I have to mention that my hair is finally long again. Long enough to pull back into a… Read more »

Master Plan: Spinning Project 1

The past few weeks have been a bit hectic at work, so I apologize for not updating you on my master plan spinning project. This is probably my most ambitious attempt so far at spinning a large quantity since Noriko and Cory’s visit in which I finally nailed down my drafting technique. Spinning like a… Read more »

Holi-daze

One down, two to go! Christmas is just around the corner and I couldn’t be happier. It’s been a long time since I was truely excited to give gifts. Mostly because this year I feel like I can afford to give some well thought and meaningful items. But anyways, onto some selfish stuff: I did… Read more »