Category Archives: spinning

(Not Quite) An Electric Lotus – Fat Cat Knits.

I was going to call this finished yarn “Electric Lotus” because the two colorways I spun together to make this yarn were “Elektra” and “Lotus.” I was expecting something much brighter but since I bought them on variegated BFL, it … Continue reading

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Autumn Array

I know, I know, it’s been a lot of yarn porn lately. But you know, that’s what’s going on at Spacious Nuthouse Estates these days. All The Yarn. Dug into the stash and grabbed some fiber by another one of … Continue reading

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Catch Me A Rainbow

Oh my holy gosh, yum. Seriously have you ever seen something so delicious? I’ve had this bump of fiber sitting in my stash for aeons, and I finally pulled it out and thought I’d spin it up this week. A … Continue reading

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Spinning and spinning

Our little winter rainstorm turned into 2 inches of snow overnight. The cats get really excited when snow happens, and there is a lot of running from window to window and meowing at the white outside world. And then of course, … Continue reading

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Busting Stash and Stuff.

Between One Word orders, designing new packaging and trying to knock out my year-end inventory stuff for taxes, it’s been a full week in the studio. But that doesn’t mean I forgot about stashbusting! Superwash Corriedale from Funky Carolina in … Continue reading

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Stashbusting: A Bump A Week In 2014

Theoretically, what that means is that on December 31st, I’ll have 52 skeins of glorious handspun. At a cool 4 oz. a week, that seems potentially do-able. That is, of course, not factoring in things like life, cats, illness, shows, … Continue reading

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Emergency kit

I do not think this is what people had in mind when they said, “Build an emergency earthquake kit.” I have no memory of doing this. It’s like, some really bad elves dumped out the water, cat food and clean … Continue reading

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