All posts tagged: Spinster

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

  spinster (2) this week has been full of herdwick. quite literally, actually. because the fleece of herdwick sheep is so fluffy that despite hoovering my room every day it looks like i’m keeping a sheep right in there… i’ve also been doing a lot of things herdwick but mostly spinning and knitting. rachael from my local haberdashery (see below: spinster 1) recommended that as a beginning spinner i start working with herdwick – and […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

spinster (1) i’ve recently bought a spinning wheel. i’m not talking about a modern metal exercise machine but an old fashioned wooden yarn-producing machine. this is quite a peculiar choice of hobby as i can always tell by people’s response to me mentioning it – and by my considerations of who to mention it to in the first place. my passion for knitting already throws people quite often because somehow they struggle to reconcile my […]