Free Knitting Pattern - Handspun Popcorn Lace Cowl

This is a super fun and quick beginner lace project designed specifically for thread plied handspun yarn. I used my Rainbow Handspun Yarn in Pastel, but you can try any self striping, or bulky yarn- just be sure to get the correct gauge  If you are a spinner, spin your own yarn using one of my Merino Wool Spinners Pack in either Pastel Rainbow or Bright Rainbow.

Designed to be worn purl side out,...
July 08, 2013 by Rachel Jones

Rainbow Felt Acorn Kit GIVEAWAY


Do you want to win a Rainbow Felt Acorn Kit? Share this photo from my OnTheRound Facebook Fan Page today or tomorrow and you will be entered to win a free kit! The winner will be chosen at random tomorrow, Saturday May 4th at 8 pm and will be announced here on my blog and on my Facebook Fan Page.

Share this link on from OnTheRound's Facebook Fan Page to be entered to win a Rainbow Felt Acorn Kit!
In...
May 03, 2013 by Rachel Jones

New! Merino Lap Blanket


Merino Blanket, originally uploaded by ontheroundfiberart.
I've been VERY busy working on new products for this season and I am so excited to reveal the first of many more to come!

This is a merino wool lap blanket that has been hand knit using thick and thin merino wool. It is 36 x40" and is the squishiest-coziest thing you have ever touched.

My Merino Lap Blanket is made for cuddling up on a...
April 17, 2013 by Rachel Jones

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!