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Heidi Girl
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How Far Would You Go for a Fleece?
This was originally an article I wrote for a spring 2014 edition of the Ottawa Valley Spinners' and Weavers' Guild newsletter I began
spinning some six or seven years ago ... I think.  Time has come to do weird things in my mind
these last years.  My life s...

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Weaving with Faroese Wool: An unfinished blanket story
Something else I've been keeping busy with this past year is a project I've been meaning to get around to for a long, long time.  Some years ago o n a trip to the Faroes I bought several skeins of very fine-weight Faroese wool singles (unplied wool, 6,000 m...

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Weaving Blankets with Stash Yarns
I've been busy weaving blankets and towels these past months, mostly mostly working on one major project, a taste of which I present below. Right now on my loom, luring me away from my desk to weave a bit more ... But first things first.  This entry is abou...

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Using Art Yarn - the Fate of my Little Ones
Something I love about spinning is imagining what might be happening to my yarn after I send it out into the world.  Most of the time I never find out, and am left to ponder its fate -- was it made into a beloved garment?  Put away with the best of intentio...

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A new post explaining how to corespin yarn with ribbon roses included throughout as marvellous expressions of amazingness.

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Felting wall hangings in the dryer, and embellishing with handspun yarn.

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Spinning two art yarns (two-ply with grannie stacks) and getting two different looks by changing the colour of one ply

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Handspinning yarn using inclusions while navajo plying.

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Some wall hangings featuring the Wish Fish, including felting and handmade paper

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Felting a wall tapestry and what to do with wool fleece you've accidentally partially felted
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