Scotland and a Spinning Wheel Mystery

Episode 10:  Friday, May 11, 2018

Click on the audio player above to listen!  Time stamps are noted for each section in the show notes.  Feel free to skip to sections that you are interested in.  Links to patterns and other resources can be found by scrolling over highlighted text.

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Our wonderful guide at Edinburgh Castle who told us, “Get yer skates on and let’s get crackin’!”

In the Suds (1:58)

Clay’s birthday socks in Paton’s Kroy Sock in the Blue Marl color way using my favorite vanilla sock recipe.


My Winter Rose Socks from Curious Handmade’s 2018 Handmade Sock Collection, knit in Malabrigo Sock in the Rayon Vert color way

Roxanne Richardson’s YouTube channel Rox Knits

Multiple-stitch decreases the easy way.


My Magnolia Socks from Curious Handmade’s 2018 Handmade Sock Collection, knit in West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-ply in the Cherry Drop color way.

An emergency cast on!  The Hermione’s Everyday Sock by Erica Lueder knit in West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4-ply.


A handspun Boomerang Shawl from my stashed handspun yarn:  Cabo Merino from Ashland Bay and Grey Corriedale from my first fleece.

Knitting Now (8:30)

Sewing (9:26)

Handmade pillowcases for three very special sisters.

The Crafty Gemini How to make a pillowcase- Burrito/Sausage/Roll Up Method.

Spinning (11:35)

The 5 Gallon Salad Spinner from .


A leather dpn case designed and handmade by Chief.  Happy birthday to me!


Freshly washed Wensleydale locks.

Our Trip to Scotland (16:33)

Click on the link to read each day’s blog and see photographs:

London Day 1

London Day 2



Oban, Isle of Mull, and Tobermory

Ft. William


Inverness to Perth

St. Andrews

Perth to Edinburgh

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My Haldane Hebridean is home in Indiana and spinning fiber from a Wensleydale fleece.

Tea in St. Andrews.

Tif’s tea cozy.


My tea cozy.

My recipe for a tea cozy.

Thank you so much for listening!

Many thanks to my ultimate enabler and constant encourager, Chief, who helps me schlep spinning wheels across the world.

Music by MaxKo Music, licensed by Envato Market.

“Wee Casino” by Calum Macphail.



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