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  Topic: New hand spun yarns
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 4
Views: 1789
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 12 5:55 am   Subject: New hand spun yarns
And the final 3 oz sample:

304 yards.

Singles:
http://www.mullerslanefarm.com/01312012b.jpg

2-ply
http://www.mullerslanefarm.com/01312012d.jpg
  Topic: New hand spun yarns
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 4
Views: 1789
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 12 9:06 pm   Subject: New hand spun yarns
These yarns are from some of the rovings found http://www.mullerslanefarm.com/01292012a.jpg

185 yards, sport weight, superwash.


http://www.mullerslanefarm.com/01302012c.jpg

222 yards, lacew ...
  Topic: finished and showing off
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 46
Views: 13660
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 10:21 am   Subject: finished and showing off
It is stunning, toggle. I'd like to see a close up also.

Great artmanship!
  Topic: Aluminium crochet hooks
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 17
Views: 9719
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 9:55 am   Subject: Aluminium crochet hooks
In the UK, all the aluminum hooks are grey???

Wow! The only grey aluminum hook I have in my collection is a size G (4 mm) made in the USA by HERO. The rest of my aluminum hooks are made by Boy ...
  Topic: finished and showing off
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 46
Views: 13660
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 9:43 am   Subject: finished and showing off
Outstanding I'd love to see a more detailed photo.
I agree!! I'd love to see it up close ... maybe you can send it State side???

  Topic: Automatic needle threader
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 19
Views: 6286
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 9:42 am   Subject: Automatic needle threader
Yes, It was like this one ... but I can tell this is a much newer model!!

My sister probably wouldn't be able to break this one!!
  Topic: Automatic needle threader
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 19
Views: 6286
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 7:58 am   Subject: Automatic needle threader
The one we had in the 60's was about half that size & red. I swear the white button/lever went vertical instead of horizontal ...

Maybe


After all, it was my sister that broke the darn th ...
  Topic: finished and showing off
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 46
Views: 13660
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 3:13 am   Subject: finished and showing off
No! The pineapple is usually a crocheted pattern, like [url=http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=crochet+pineapple&id=0ADD699667F46914547E706C67C89B1B90AF773E&FORM=IQFRBA]these. This looks kn ...
  Topic: Porthdinllaen.
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 5
Views: 74169
PostForum: Authors Corner   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 3:12 am   Subject: Porthdinllaen.
These are beautiful pictures, Bodger!

When I lived by the eastern coast in North Carolina (USA), I'd take my children out to the Outer Banks Islands in January. The winter storms pushed a lot of l ...
  Topic: Aluminium crochet hooks
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 17
Views: 9719
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 2:57 am   Subject: Aluminium crochet hooks
It seems in my area that the fiber arts is taking an upswing and it is hard to find knitting needles, crochet hooks, yarn or even wool sweaters in thrift stores (i.e. 2nd hand stores or what all y'all ...
  Topic: Automatic needle threader
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 19
Views: 6286
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 2:44 am   Subject: Automatic needle threader

Mine use to have little 'needle holder' where you drop the needle and press the little lever next to it for threading...there was a place for the cotton too but I've forgotten where that did slot. ...
  Topic: Automatic needle threader
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 19
Views: 6286
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 2:42 am   Subject: Automatic needle threader
No, the ones for hand sewing. I always break the little metal ones, the fine wire pulls out so easily

Put the fine wire back in (you may have to open the thingee-bobbee) then squish the thingee-b ...
  Topic: Freshly Dyed Roving for Spinning
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 5
Views: 1933
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 2:34 am   Subject: Freshly Dyed Roving for Spinning
Seemed like a 'dye' type of day. Had the house to myself and needed some color to brighten my day. Each colorway is about 8 oz (227 grams) of roving

Inside shot (it is still quite wet)
http://ww ...
  Topic: finished and showing off
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 46
Views: 13660
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 2:23 am   Subject: finished and showing off
Oh toggle, I opened this thread and that picture took my breath away!

Beautiful work!
  Topic: Scouring fleece
MullersLaneFarm

Replies: 7
Views: 2008
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 12 2:21 am   Subject: Scouring fleece
This Christmas stocking was knit from hand spun single ply from medium brown roving that was dyed emerald green and a red.

http://mullerslanefarm.com/cmasstkg.jpg


I didn't set the twist in the ...
 
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