Tag Archives: Handspun

Experimenting with natural dyes – Goldenrod

For my first experiment with natural dyes, I picked some goldenrod growing wild in my yard.  I weighed it out to match the weight of my fibers, using mostly the flower tops. For my fibers to test this on, I … Continue reading

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End of Staycation

Well, I made some pretty good progress on my fiber goals this week.  I’ll be back to work tomorrow. Finish my Forest Fiesta from Knit Swirl.    Done! Finish my sweater surgery.  – Well, I guess the surgery part is done, … Continue reading

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  Meet Opal, my angora bunny. She is so soft and fluffy!  She is the source of all my angora yarn I’ve been spinning. I just pluck it off her and she doesn’t seem to mind.  I got her last fall, … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece

As the cyclists were riding toward Paris in the Tour de France, spinners around the world were challenging themselves toward individual spinning goals.  My goal was 15 minutes per day, but I think I beat that by quite a bit. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Flecks of Fiber

Welcome to the blog!  Thanks for stopping by. My name is Jenn and I’m addicted to all things fiber.  I started knitting around 2008 and I haven’t stopped yet.  Although it really goes back much further than that.  Growing up … Continue reading

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