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Cotton Love - The Weaving

March 2018

Following up the "Cotton Love" blog post from January I can finally announce that the scarf is off the loom! YAY! And yes it's been a labour of love for about one year - all the fibre preparation, spinning, spindling, plying, crocheting, botanical dyeing, experimenting, more spinning and finally the weaving.  Read more...

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Cotton Love

January 2018

There is so much wool in New Zealand why would you want to spin cotton? Well that's what I was thinking - until a friend sent me a bag of raw organic cotton. And here I am - in love with cotton. From the very first moment I wanted to spin it on my supported spindle and there is definitely something special about it: the feel, the shortness of the fibres and the fact that it comes from a plant - which is so fascinating!  Read more...

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The grass is green enough where I am! - Part 1

October 2017

It all has started on a beautiful sunny day a few weeks ago. Instead of working on a graphic design I rather wanted to be outside and enjoy spring. So I was probably looking for an excuse when I picked some grass just in front of me and was wondering how this would spin up. No sooner said than done,  I took my spindle and off I went.  Read more...

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