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My name is Dorrane and I’m a string junkie.

It started in 2004 when I took a class on Språng, a method of producing textiles by the manipulation of only warp threads.  I made the pouch below out of acrylic yarn:

My first Sprang pouch, worked in 1/1 interlinking.

That one pouch led to more pouches, and more string.   Which led to more pouches and more string.  Then someone said “Why don’t you learn how to spin and make your own yarn?”   Which led to a class in spinning on a drop spindle, which led to more string, and more spindles, and more string, and a spinning wheel, and even more string… And then, I started buying raw wool… Straight off the sheep…  And thus began my quest to create things from sheep to something!  And thus is what this blog is for, to track my progress in various stringing ventures and to display my projects as I work on them.

I am also a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Minister of Arts & Sciences for the Barony of Blackstone Mountain, in the Kingdom of Aethelmearc,  and participating in the Arts and Sciences 50 Challenge.   Which will lead to more string, and things made of string…


A&S 50 Challenge