Archive for February, 2012

February 18, 2012

Spinning me ’round

I haven’t been doing my fifteen minutes a day. I got frustrated, and was busy, and . . . well.

So, today I picked up the spindle, and I think I actually got it!


Not exactly a full spindle, but I'm working on it!

I finally started just flicking the spindle, instead of twirling it in my fingers, which was a lot easier on my shoulder. I’m still doing park and draft, but I managed to get all of that spun without breaking it. w00t!

February 5, 2012

Necessary Spinning

(This is a live recording, and not the greatest, but I ❤ this song! Nice to see the band is still together, or at least they were a couple years ago.)

So, I’m doing a dissertation for Nerd Wars. A dissertation is a project that will take about the whole three months of the tournament. I’m going to learn to spin with a drop spindle for mine, and I’m going to write up the experience here. At least, that’s the plan.

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