Creating beauty from compacted tops

After my craft room reorganisation I found beautiful tops that were compacted, and some remnants that would not be enough to make anything on their own. I hate waste so I have been playing with resuscitating them.  I blended the colours and carded into soft rolags to make them spin-able again. Adding a smidgeon of cashmere… Continue reading Creating beauty from compacted tops


Silk is my favourite fibre for spinning, at least at the moment  I love it for its stories;  the princess who discovered how to reel it, the Chinese keeping the secret hidden for centuries, the pernickety mulberry silk worms that refuse to eat unless chopped leaves are presented just as they like it and the wild… Continue reading Silk