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Spinning Yarn

This is my second attempt at hand spinning yarn and then plying it. My first attempt does not even deserve a pic in the Blog. I am learning tons. This is some of my hand dyed roving. It is very easy to work with. All that I am struggling with now is getting the consistency the same. AND how on earth do you make a ton of it? This is about an ounce and a half, but it wouldn’t be enough to make anything! I so want a spinning wheel. SOOOOOO bad. I can always ask everyone I know to pitch in for my birthday…only six months away LOL

Hopefully the next handspun posted will be beautiful!

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All on my own!

Yay! My step-mom is taking my little one to Missouri with her for the next couple days. Her parents live on a farm and have tons of animals…and of course SNOW! He is going to have a BLAST and I am going to get SOOOOO much done! Yippee!

Crafting Days 4 and 5 will be posted later today 🙂

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12 CRAFTING Days of Christmas

A fellow AREtsy member is doing her blog on The Twelve Days of Christmas, right now. She is featuring different videos from YouTube for each day. It is VERY entertaining and you should check it out for sure! WARNING…you will get some songs stuck in your head…seriously! Click here if you want to check it out.

A fellow AREtsy member is doing her blog on The Twelve Days of Christmas, right now. She is featuring different videos from YouTube for each day. It is VERY entertaining and you should check it out for sure! WARNING…you will get some songs stuck in your head…seriously! Click here if you want to check it out.
This got me thinking. I am always taking on more crafting tasks than is humanly possible to complete in the time frame I give myself. A few months ago, actually last Feburary, my grandmother complained that she could no longer find nice hand knit dishcloths. From that moment, I knew I would give her a beautiful basket full of hand knit dishcloths for Christmas. So, please tell me, why didn’t I start at that moment? Here it is, 9 days away from Christmas, I officially have four done. FOUR! So here is my tour of the 12 days of Crafting Christmas…starting late, in true Cyndi fashion!