this batch is just all angora:merino, so since i didn't have to regularly switch fibres it's been going by very quickly. came to a natural break in the spinning, so i stopped and unwound. honestly the hardest part is trying to get a good photo with just m... I've been interested in setting up the ability for ppl to send tips my way, but unfortunately Stripe doesn't include Malaysia (yet??) in its list of countries served. Maybe one day I'll set up a Patreon fund... if only i could figure what it is that's kep... Idk why but i really got into lion dance this week. Well, okay, it was Chinese New Year season, and this year is my birth animal's turn. anyway, this year I decided to make a Mefi post about it as well. If you're interested in the Chinese lion dance and t... China’s Great Leap Backward - It is convenient to link changes in Chinese policy to the shift in Chinese leadership, from the cautious, understated Hu Jintao to the flamboyant, personally dominant Xi Jinping. But by most accounts these changes were under... I'm really quite proud of how well i'm doing the chain-plying especially as this is still a laceweight. the instant gratification also can't be beat, i had a break in the spinning+plying tht i wasn't feeling that keen to fix, so i took it off the spindle,... look at all that I have spun last year! And this still doesn't include stuff that I've already knitted into. Looking at them made me thankful that I have such a manual hobby. It was good seeing physical evidence that 2016, despite its personal challenges,... But it's basically pink. 😎 It's actually more of a gradient colour, but this parting shows off the lighter colour more. The words that [Chris] Martin featured on his [Coldplay] album come from Rumi’s “Masnavi,” a six-book epic poem that he wrote toward the end of his life. Its fifty thousand lines are mostly in Persian, but they are riddled with Arabic excerpts from Muslim... i should keep this for my various miso-based soups.