Handspun Rainbow Mini Skeins



Hello friends!

Slow and steady, I am finally getting back to making since having my little boy at the beginning of September. I am mostly done on catching up with custom requests and orders that built up while I was on my making hiatus, but I still have semi large order of handspun for my LYS to finish.

There was one fun project that I just had to finish, considering I started it in June! That...
October 17, 2014 by Rachel Jones

Thank you!




Thank you so much to everyone who took advantage of my sale over the last couple of weeks!

As a result of such a successful sale I have been able to order LOTS of new fibers and yarns for dyeing and spinning over the next couple of months.

You can expect to see fresh new Handspun Yarn, Spontaneous Sock Yarn, hand dyed roving in both old favorites like BFL and merino as well as some new...
August 11, 2014 by Rachel Jones

{SALE} Going on now....


Well friends, I am officially one month (give or take a couple of days) from giving birth to my third baby. Hard to believe! Truly this pregnancy has been a breeze- I've really only just noticed! But noticing I am, and it's causing me to slow down a bit. I'm a maker to the very core, so don't think I will every come to a halt, but the reality is that is takes me longer to make new things at the...
August 01, 2014 by Rachel Jones

{New Product} Card ALL the Punis...

It seems I've been bitten buy the Punis bug... I've been carding these tight little rolags constantly for the last couple of weeks!

Perhaps you are wondering, what are punis? Punis are a type of fiber prep, that, in the past have been most typically used for cotton spinning. Most recently they have hit the fiber market with a hip new twist and now you can find punis in all fiber varieties and...
May 28, 2014 by Rachel Jones

Your Spinning Evolution

Have you always wanted to learn to spin? Are you a new spinner wanting to know more? Do you LOVE ontheround fiber? Then you need to check out Rohn Strong's newest project! 


https://www.etsy.com/shop/Rohnstrongvintage?ref=l2-shopheader-name

Here are some details about the club:


Your Spinning Evolution is a monthly fiber club for new and beginning spinners. Each month will include 4 oz of amazing fiber (dyed and prepared by me), a special...
May 07, 2014 by Rachel Jones

{Pattern Feature} Amarel by Rohn Strong



Rohn Strong  is a designer that I have had the pleasure of working with several times over the past few years, starting with his book of vintage knitting patterns, The Heritage Collection, Vol. 1.  I absolutely love his modern takes on timeless vintage classics and am always eager to see what his latest designs are.

Most recently, I sent some of my worsted merino hand dyed yarn to Rohn for a hat...
May 02, 2014 by Rachel Jones

{Work In Progress}

This week is a very busy week. There are lots of appointments scheduled, there is a half school day, and holiday prep going on...not to mention I am trying to list 8 lbs of sock yarn and put together a new rainbow yarn set.

Here are some snap shots of what I am working on this week...




On the top of my to do list, is Spontaneous Sock Yarn! I'm working on a big update for my shop so that means...
April 16, 2014 by Rachel Jones

Before Knitting Was Cool


This weekend on my Facebook Fan page I posted this meme. I love posts like this, they always spark great conversation. There was a reoccurring theme in the conversation,  "is knitting considered cool?"

I've been thinking about that question ever since...

Is knitting considered cool? From where I'm sitting that is a great big hell yes! If knitting wasn't considered cool, I would not be typing these...
April 15, 2014 by Rachel Jones

2nd Annual OnTheRound Destash Auction



It’s that time of year again- Destash Auction time! Last year was the first Destash Auction I have ever held and it was such a fun event that doing it again this year was a no brainer.

Let’s go over the details of the auction so everyone is clear how this will work. Please read through all of this so there are no surprises. Questions are welcome in the comment section here or on the auction...
April 02, 2014 by Rachel Jones

{New} Hand Dyed Worsted Merino

Just listed today, 4 new hand dyed limited edition color ways on my worsted merino yarn base. There are five skeins of each color available. 

Each worsted merino skein is 3.5 oz/100 grams, 175 yards, and is best worked in a size 9 needle. These skeins are 100% merino wool and should be hand washed only. Also, these skeins are kettle dyed in small batches and for best results when working with...
March 31, 2014 by Rachel Jones
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