Entries by Jillian Moreno

A PLY-ing Giveaway!

UPDATE: We have a winner! Chris P check your email!   Woo-hoo it’s a fiber giveaway! My article about plying with color in the new issue of PLY was so much fun to write! My favorite part was spinning and knitting the samples, there are so many options it’s hard to stop. I know when […]

Where Did My Mojo Go?

In the words of Lucinda Williams, ” I think I lost it Let me know if you come across it Let me know if I let it fall Along a back road somewhere…” My spinning, knitting and fiber mojo has left the building. I think about doing things, I make plans to do things, I […]

Spinning at the Hardware Store

I love a good hardware store as much as I love a good book store. I can wander for hours exclaiming over all the doodads.  There are so many things that can be used for other purposes, including spinning tools. I have four hardware store tools that I use for spinning that I wouldn’t want […]

Scratching the Itch

You all knew I’d fall. Now I’m trying not to fall too hard too fast. I decided to process the portion of Bond fleece I have. I think it’s about two pounds. I made a plan, which includes not buying any more fleeces until I finish with this one. Did you see the plural in […]

A Little Itch

Earlier this week I woke up wanting to process raw fleece. It’s not what I usually do, it’s not what I’m drawn to spinning-wise. I’m a commercially prepped, gorgeously hand dyed fiber kind of spinner. But lately I’ve been thinking about fleece. Actually the little fleece itch started this summer when I was wading between […]