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Dizzing & Planking

Photo courtesy of Spin Off Magazine.

If you enjoy hand woolcombing and your own fibre preparation you might like to check this out. This morning Spin Off magazine released a web post along with a short video demonstrating how I diz. If you are curious about planking as well as some of the finer points of woolcombing, all is explained in detail in Spin Off’s Fall 2020 edition.


July 16, 2020

On my needles today is some beautiful Grey Shetland handspun. The fibre was purchased from Crafty Jaks. Singles were spun with a backward worsted draft twist. This 2-ply Shetland handspun is perfect for a warm, yet lightweight sweater. The knitted fabric has a nice hand, not at all scratchy, and beautiful drape.

Grey Shetland