Monthly Archives: February 2014

Always something to learn

When I first learned to spin, many things got in the way of my success including a chair too low, lack of patience, bashfulness (admitting I needed help), and practice. But lots of things made it finally happen for me: videos (especially by Judith McKenzie), classes, the support of friends and fellow spinners, and lots of practice. Of course, […]

By |February 15th, 2014|Spinning|1 Comment|

Pattern Recognition

I had a flash of insight into how my brain works yesterday. I am a creature of pattern. It came to me while I was doing some summer/winter pick-up – a technique that can swiftly drive you batty, but yields beautiful results.

The technique I use is based on a Weaver’s Craft pamphlet by Jean Scorgie (Weaver’s Craft, Plain Tabby […]

By |February 11th, 2014|Weaving|1 Comment|