Spinning Wheel Types – Castle

The next type of spinning wheel I thought I’d write about is the castle wheel.  Before I started getting involved in fiber arts, imagining a castle wheel would bring about visions of the wheels in fairy tales, in a big room in the castle, where the lady of the manor would sit and spin fibers….

Dyeing Wool with Avocados

Recently, I experimented with avocados, after reading what a wonderful colorfast dye they make.  I decided to share my experience with you here… First, of course, it helps to have a use for all those avocados… they have gone into some tasty recipes!  Step 1 is to take out the pits.  I kept the pits…