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Geared up

I made a fabulous discovery a little while ago whilst looking for information on my spinning wheel, a little upright Wendy from New Zealand made in the early seventies by Philip Poore.  It has a rather limited range of ratios … Continue reading

11. June 2014 by Rebecca
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I am under the weather, feeling sick and a little despondent. Time to look at some of the handmade treasures that have come my way over the last few weeks as I marked turning a little older. My Dad made … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Rebecca
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Homemade Lazy Kate

My folks found this in an op shop (charity shop). I just love it.  It is a homemade Lazy Kate for holding bobbins of yarn singles ready for plying on a spinning wheel.  You can see the holes where the … Continue reading

09. March 2013 by Rebecca
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In the meantime…

While I wait to cast on…something, this is what I am doing of an evening. Spinning – on the lovely spindle I bought whilst in England from Ian at ITS Crafts/The Wood Emporium. It is made of bog oak from … Continue reading

29. January 2013 by Rebecca
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