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Pay it Forward Yarn
Gail M came on Wednesday and picked up the free handspun I was destashing, think from the pix she was happy and so was I for moving it down the road. Nothing wrong with the yarn just stuff I no longer want to knit with. And there is still a bunch more that ...
Gail M came on Wednesday and picked up the free handspun I was destashing, think from the pix she was happy and so was I for moving it down the road. Nothing wrong with the yarn just stuff I no longer want to knit with. And ...
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Spinning stuff
Finished the Orange Creamsicle merino-nylon, if all goes well it will be fingering weight once plied. Then got out the next fibre to spin from Rain City in Snohomish, WA bought both at NwRSA conf in early June. One is Polwarth - Silk the other is Merino - S...
Finished the Orange Creamsicle merino-nylon, if all goes well it will be fingering weight once plied. Then got out the next fibre to spin from Rain City in Snohomish, WA bought both at NwRSA conf in early June. One is Polwart...
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Prepping merino
Finished the bobbin of the unknown gray fiber last night, got out the wool & silk I will be plying it with and think that it will do nicely. The bobbin on the right is the just finished. With the gray finished got out and prepped the next bundle of superwas...
Finished the bobbin of the unknown gray fiber last night, got out the wool & silk I will be plying it with and think that it will do nicely. The bobbin on the right is the just finished. With the gray finished got out and pr...
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TdeF
Still hot and going to be even hotter by Wednesday, 35°C or 95°F, most unusual for my wild mountain valley, by late afternoon it is to hot to be spending anytime in the wool room. So get up early 5 am and get what I want done before 11 ish. Finished the fir...
Still hot and going to be even hotter by Wednesday, 35°C or 95°F, most unusual for my wild mountain valley, by late afternoon it is to hot to be spending anytime in the wool room. So get up early 5 am and get what I want done...
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More spinning
Merino-Silk mix from Dicentra Designs, bought it last fall at OFFF, immediately (or almost) spun first 4 oz, then fickle fingers tried something else, now with TdF getting close I didn't want a big amount, so grabbed 2nd 4oz bundle. Color is called Sherwood...
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Like me my greens
With almost 2 weeks before the TdF starts needed something else to spin, so last night got out what I thought was the same green merino I had spun over the winter, wasn't exactly dark when I got this mix. But in daylight this morning I see its a completely ...
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Vintage Merino
Finished the last of the RainCity fiber, first 4 oz I did was Polwarth-Silk mix 60-40, then the next (both dyed in same colorway) was Merino-Silk. Both bobbins now in the plying queue. Bobbin on the right is the Polwarth mix left is the Merino mix. Yummy st...
Finished the last of the RainCity fiber, first 4 oz I did was Polwarth-Silk mix 60-40, then the next (both dyed in same colorway) was Merino-Silk. Both bobbins now in the plying queue. Bobbin on the right is the Polwarth mix ...
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Day off
Took a day off yesterday while waiting for brain to fully engage hands and feet. Feel much better today. Finally a pix of the wool & silk mix from Dicenta. Also while everything was working this morning I finished plying the 2 bobbins of wool & silk for a 2...
Took a day off yesterday while waiting for brain to fully engage hands and feet. Feel much better today. Finally a pix of the wool & silk mix from Dicenta. Also while everything was working this morning I finished plying the...
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A speed bump on the merino hiway
Last night I was to hot & sweaty to think about dealing with another 8 oz of merino so grabbed the closest fiber to spin just before crashing. I'm not sure what the fiber is, but feels silky so likely either BFL or? I already have a bobbin full of light gr...
Last night I was to hot & sweaty to think about dealing with another 8 oz of merino so grabbed the closest fiber to spin just before crashing. I'm not sure what the fiber is, but feels silky so likely either BFL or? I already...
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Spinning stuff
Got the 2 bobbins of the variegated blues plied Wednesday and Thursday, was so hot that electric wheel was heating up so had to take it slow, and now I know why, big build up of grease on shaft slowing it down, used alcohol to clean it off, bobbin now moves...
Got the 2 bobbins of the variegated blues plied Wednesday and Thursday, was so hot that electric wheel was heating up so had to take it slow, and now I know why, big build up of grease on shaft slowing it down, used alcohol t...
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Another green
Finished the latest green BFL this morning in a marathon spinning session, started at 6:50 am and finished at 8:30, nice spinning in the morning while its still cool. Temps are predicted to soar over this weekend, low 30's C, close to 90's F, hot in either....
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Finishing Sweet Violets
First pix is the full braid of the Sweet Violets a bit over 5 oz, 2nd pix is whats left after two days of spinning, 3rd is whats been spun on my S 90 Woolee Winder bobbin. Not the best pix of whats already been spun. With nothing going wrong with plans I wi...
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