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stitch 16: : maximize your fiber dollar. spin lace.

stitch 16: : maximize your fiber dollar. spin lace.

Handspun Shaelyn
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“Shaelyn” Shawl KAL chatter, SAL chatter, and a conversation on how the heck to spin ‘finer’ singles. I hope you are comfy because this is a longer episode. Enjoy!

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– SXS Q2 Spring KAL — Shaelyn by Leila Raabe

We are knitting the Shaelyn shawl designed by knitwear designer Leila Raabe.…

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#handspun shawl in progress. Almost done! Gonna go for one more pattern repeat because I like to live on the edge (and test my luck). #fiberfriday #stitchbystitchvideocast #shaelynkal #knitting #igknitters #igspinners #polwarth
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4 oz. of fiber packed tightly on a #lendrum regular bobbin. #livingontheedge #latergram #igspinners #handspun #yarn #knitting
Shaelyn shawl by Leila Raabe out of #polwarth #handspun. Happy #fiberfriday! #stitchbystitchvideocast #shaelynkal #sxskal #igknitters #igspinners #knitting
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Finally finished my handspun in time for the April 1st cast-on! 

Shaelyn-KAL + a giveaway is happening in the Stitch by Stitch Videocast Ravelry group! #handspun #igspinners #corgihillfarm #polwarth #knitting #sxskal #igknitters #stitchbystitchvideocast
Sunday Sockstagram.  #knitstagram #igknitters #knitting #socks #sockstagram

stitch 15: : the 80% rule

WIP wrangling, future project chatter, and I have lots of plying in my near future. The “Shaelyn” Shawl KAL starts April 1st and I announce a…

Happy #fiberfriday! Slow and steady on the Palessie Cowl in handspun. I shouldn’t test my luck with my broken phone, but here go the tags…#handspun #corgihillfarm #rambouillet #handspinning #igspinners #igknitters #knitting #stitchbystitchvideocast
Looks like someone needs to have a major plying session.

The 2 brown bobbins are for the Shaelyn-KAL happening in the Stitch by Stitch Videocast Ravelry group. KAL starts April 1st. 

Coupon code for the KAL can be found in the shownotes for episode 13 and 14. Link is in my profile. #shaelynkal #sxs #stitchbystitch #handspun #handspinning #igspinners

stitch 14: : WIP it good!

Hope you are settled in and all comfy, cozy because this is a long one. Lots of knit chatter and a discussion on the process of plying.

#handspun ribbed for your warmth cowl by sonia ruyts. handspun was the longest spin off my life - a loop! bullseye bump in “earth goddess” w/ sparkle. this is what a navajo ply looks like knit up,  in case if you were wondering…  #sxsq1 #finish-al #yarn #knitting #igknitters #igspinners

stitch 13: : Monogamy worked… and now back to my normal chaos.

Lots of chatter and community love, Ravellenic Games 2014 finishing line, a touch of spinning, and an “Andean Plying” tutorial at the end of the show.