Archive for August, 2013

I can hardly believe that it’s been over a year since I’ve given any attention to this blog.  Life tends to get in the way of living, and I’ve just let this project lay low while I’ve tended to the kids and nurtured another business venture.

Remember my post about making a spindle and spinning my own yarn?  Well…let me tell you…that is one slippery slope.  One little spindle and four ounces of fiber turned into a spinning wheels and pounds of fiber, which then in turn morphed into a second spinning wheel and even more fiber.  And the dyeing…oh, sweet fancy Moses, the dyeing.

So, what’s a girl to do once she starts dyeing and spinning?  Well…she starts selling, so in August of last year, I opened my third etsy shop for my handspun and fiber goods, andol Hookaholic Handspun was born.

So this is what’s been taking up a good chunk of my time lately –

Handspun Rainbow

And this –


And some of this –


So, yeah.  One little spindle…

The good news is, I’m also using it in my own creations, so it’s kind of a win-win.

And in other news – I updated the Crochet Chart Tutorial post with some FAQ and a video demonstration of color changes.



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