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How to: The “Fibre Sandwich” Game!

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It’s always lunchtime somewhere, right?!? ๐Ÿ˜‰ So here’s Rosie from Ribbing Yarns with a fresh spin on the “same old” sandwich.

Simply add a few handfuls of yarny loose handspun ends… and voilร ! The most fibrously fun-loving feast for the yarn diet of all!

Serve this on a platter at your next gathering with spinning friends ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ Jackie

Ribbing Yarns

Last weekend I joined some of the other lovely and skilled spinners from the โ€œDanske Spindereโ€ group on Ravelry- a local group here in Copenhagen- for a day of spinning, chatting, and co-creating โ€œFibre Sandwichesโ€. Thankfully this wasnโ€™t a misunderstood offering for the potluck lunch (which was delicious), but an inspiring and creative game with spinning fibres. It was taught to the group at the last meetup by Bev Tilson (morecraft on Ravelry) who runs the โ€œNew Zealand Hermit Sheepโ€ group. Incidentally, if youโ€™re wondering what a New Zealand hermit sheep is, you can read the amazing backstory on the groupโ€™s Ravelry page.

The fibre sandwich is a great idea for using up small amounts of fibre. You need at least one spinning-mad friend to make it fun and interesting, though ๐Ÿ™‚ Each spinner just needs to bring along a small amount of fibre (25-50g), ideally in a selection ofโ€ฆ

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