Entries by Jacey Faulkner

Spinzilla team roster: Alice Hollowed (aka spinalot)

Name: alice hollowed Spinning nickname: spinalot years spinning: 3 year Location: chicago Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: matchless Favorite weight of yarn: worsted Favorite fiber for fast spinning: romney Favorite treat to eat while spinning: Coffee and beer Project you’ll be spinning for: Sweater Personal Spinzilla goal: 6000 yds I live on the northside of chicago (near […]

Spinzilla team roster: Kate Blaney (aka puni goddess!)

Name: Kate Blaney Spinning nickname: “Puni Goddess” Years spinning: 6.5 years Location: My Fortress of Wool in Frederick MD Spinning tool of choice for Spinzilla: Don’t make me choose! It is a tie between my Hansen miniSpinner & my Spanish Peacock supported spindles (of which…I own a lot of…) Favorite weight of yarn: I like […]

Spinzilla team roster: Kimberley Burnette-Dean, aka Spinnlady!

Name: Kimberly Burnette-Dean Spinning nickname: Spinnlady Years spinning: almost 26 years Location: Virginia Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: Kromski Minstrel  for spinning, Country Craftsman for plying. Favorite weight of yarn: DK/heavy fingering Favorite fiber for fast spinning: mill prepared loose roving OR some of my hand-pulled roving Favorite treat to eat while spinning:  Eat?  Who […]

Spinzilla team roster: Bonny Acklin, aka Bonfiber!

Name: Bonny Acklin Spinning nickname: bonfiber Years spinning: 4 Location: Northwest Missouri Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: Lendrum Original DT Favorite weight of yarn: Fingering.DK …since I love knitting socks and shawls Favorite fiber for fast spinning: anything crimpy, roving,  batts and rolags Favorite treat to drink while spinning: beer with lime! Project you’ll be […]

PLY like an eagle

  Spinzilla invited me to be part of their 2015 blog tour.  I was assigned the topic of plying and if there’s anything I know, it’s plying.  I’ve plied even, I’ve plied off-tensioned, I’ve plied with a push up and a squiggle, I’ve plied the same yarn this way and that way and over and […]

Spinzilla team roster: Christina Bowers

Name: Christina Spinning nickname: Rogue of Wool years spinning: 15 Location: Denver, CO on my bike or wheel or, you know, in bed sometimes. Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: trusty old Ashford Traveller, for the gypsy girl Favorite weight of yarn: I prefer any weight depending on the style of yarn, but comfort knitting […]

Spinzilla team roster: Kat Christensen

Name: Kat Spinning nickname: AsKatKnits (and spins) years spinning: ohmigosh – since 2007! How time flies when you are having fun! Location: Pittsburgh PA Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: Schacht Matchless Favorite weight of yarn: Light fingering, but always working towards my penultimate yarn weight, a lovely gossamer lace weight. Favorite fiber for fast […]

Spinzilla team roster: Lydia Martin

Spinzilla: PLY Magazine Team Roster — Lydia Martin Spinning nickname: Dream Catcher years spinning: One… and growing Location: Fort Collins Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: Top Gun Soundtrack Favorite weight of yarn: The one that is lightest on my pocketbook Favorite fiber for fast spinning: Whatever is prepped into easy to grab rolags Favorite […]

How to run a magazine pt. 3

And now it’s time for another “what Jacey doing this week” post.  I hope you don’t get tired of reading these.  I was just telling Jillian this morning, at the board meeting, that writing them is pretty helpful to me.  Almost like a huge data dump of everything I have to do for the week, […]