Busy Days....

L-R Koi, Emerald Green, Alloy, Poppy Red, Gray Jade, African Violet, Vivacious, Manhattan Blue, Carafe
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Hello! *Waves*

The kids are in bed, the kitchen is clean, the goat is milked, and I'm banned from spinning while my hands take a break. So naturally, I was playing around on the internets...
May 11, 2013 by Rachel Jones

OnTheRound Shop Update 5/2/13

This update will feature handspun BFL and Merino wool, hand dyed sport weight BFL, 2 new colorways in my Maine Yarn & Wool collection.

This update will also feature one of my newest products- a felting kit! More information on that to come tomorrow....

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Sunday Spinning


In case you're looking for me today, here is where I will be. In my rocking chair, tucked in neatly with my baby wrapped tightly to my body, peddling away at my wheel and a glass of water near by.

Happy Sunday!

Navajo Plying


NavajoBlog, originally uploaded by ontheroundfiberart.
Lately I've been experimenting with Navajo Plying, or chain plying handspun yarn. I work with hand painted roving a lot and I really like the way that the method retains the color changes in the wool.

When I am trying a new technique, I prefer to wing it initially, and then research the technique. The yarn above is my first attempt.

I've since...
February 13, 2012 by Rachel Jones

Handspun Yarn Update


UpdatePromo2012, originally uploaded by ontheroundfiberart.
Good morning!

Today I am editing photos for my next shop update. At the rate that I am currently waddling, it's looking like I'll be listing new yarn on Thursday, Feb 2nd. Be sure to come by the shop and see all the beautiful blues and greens I have in store for this week!