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Silk and Merino Mix Scarf in Purple

One of the projects I’ve been working on lately was a knitted scarf in purple and white. I used two handspun yarns. One of them was a mix of naturally dyed purple merino wool and pretty white silk. This yarn was a two-ply, woolen. I loved how shiny the yarn was thanks to the added…

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A Beautiful Country House Full of Crafts

Not a long time ago I was lucky to visit a beautiful country home full of old crafts. The building is a lovely example of traditional czech farmhouse. It’s owned by a very talented craft artist Lenka Limova and her husband. There are vintage spinning wheels literally in every room! Lenka mostly spends her time…

My first bouclé yarn and other spinning adventures

My First Bouclé And Other Spinning Adventures

I didn’t have much time to blog lately. … Okay, maybe I did, but I couldn’t bring myself to write anything. My excuse – I had a lot of stuff going on 🙂 Anyway, with much delay, I introduce to you my first bouclé project: The yarn consists of three singles. One is the core,…

I’m on Bloglovin now

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hey there, Apparently I have to put this link on my blog in order to claim it on Bloglovin. So this blog post is a bit of a fluff. Anyway, follow me on Bloglovin if you dare to 😉 blogbloggerbloglovincraft bloggercraftscrochet bloggerdesignfiber artisthandmadehobbies

Handspun yarn by Matylda's Barn

All About Yarn…And Princess Charming

Recently I’ve been spinning a lot of new yarn. I like to switch from one activity to another because it makes things more fun. This way, I can also let my eyes rest for a bit after I’ve been crocheting for too long. There’s also something very relaxing about the sound of the rotating spinning…

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My First Serious Yarn Spinning Attempt

Two days ago, I successfully persuaded my mom to try and teach me how to spin yarn. In my eyes, she is the ultimate authority in this area. But I should tell you the whole story. Let’s start from the beginning! My parents, who are living in the Czech Republic, started their sheep and goat…