Category Archives: Fiber Preparation

300,000+…Free Gift Drawing to Commemorate

When I first began to blog, I had no idea what I even wanted to say.  I just wanted a place to put things that I knew I would forget if I didn’t write them down.  That eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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Ozark Carding Mill, LLC

On Thursday, DH and I had to make a trip to Durant for hot tub supplies…well, guess what… Ozark Carding Mill is now in Durant, OK, having moved from Warsaw, Missouri!  No way could we go to Durant without stopping … Continue reading

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Spinning Bamboo, Mohair & Wool Blend

It’s a lovely morning.  As I sit here writing I look out my window and watch the hummingbirds bury themselves in the blossoms of the trumpet vine that is outdoing it’s self this year.    We watch the weather and wonder … Continue reading

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wordpress.textiletutorials/ What do ya think?

  I hopped over to the wordpress tutorials tag list… I was looking for a tutorial of a fabric/yarn/crafting nature.  What I found was dozens of Photoshop, PC tutorials…it took until page 4 before I  found one listing on fabric anything.  Sooo… I am  … Continue reading

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My Kool Aid Keeps Splitting!

I finished hand spinning 1600 yards of mixed wool the other day.  I finally decided that I wanted to dye it in two batches.. a small batch (500 yds) of lemon yellow and the large batch (1100 yds) purple.  The … Continue reading

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My Site Feed Stolen….Blogged.com is a thief!

I have not now or ever signed up for blogged.com to grab my entire blog and show every post and photo on their feed… It seems that for me to even claim the blog as mine I must register with … Continue reading

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Spindling the Roving

I put together 3 new spindles to spin my hand painted mixed wool top.  I love the way it is so easy to spin the much smaller yarn.  I really would have preferred the speed that I get with the … Continue reading

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