handspun monday

I got something…just not spinning

January 7, 2008

I haven’t done anything on the spinning front, so I thought I would show you what I THINK I will spin next. Fleece Artist in the same (unmarked name) colorway in both Kid Sliver (100% Kid Mohair) and Blue Face Leicester. 50g each. I have to decide if I am going to card this together [...]

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Quack! Quack!

December 31, 2007

This is some sample roving sent to be by A Knitting Duck. It came out a little over 62 yards for the .88 oz sample of 2 ply. its dkish weight? I am being lazy and I am not going to get my wpi tool and the yarn. sorry.It spun very nicely and I really [...]

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December 24, 2007

Bobbin 2 … soon there will be plying…

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A fair trade

December 17, 2007

I don’t have much in the handspun department today. I spun a little, but then I realized CRAP CHRISTMAS KNITTING! So I stopped spinning and focused on finishing my mom’s socks. Mom wanted ankle socks. Plain Ankle Socks. See how that worked? This yarn didn’t want to be plain socks. So they are No So [...]

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Half way there!

December 10, 2007

As promised, I broke into the birthday roving this past week. This is 2 oz. of the 4 that Cristi gave me! I am really itching to start on the next bobbin (yes, I split my roving by weight in half before I start – it seems to me that when I do that I [...]

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December 3, 2007

My awesome secret pal sent some roving to me over the summer. I had it spun up in July and finished the last of it in October, but I just got around to plying it on Saturday.Approx 200 yards (a little overspun in a couple places)14 WPIJP Kopek roving blend of several wools (the tag [...]

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Food, Fiber, Friends and Fun!

November 26, 2007

I have to admit that I didn’t get as much spinning done over the 4 day weekend as I had hoped. But with good reason. It was a busy busy weekend! Thursday was Thanksgiving! Dinner for one can still be yummy! Friday we had craft night. I can haz mai tailz! Saturday I went to [...]

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Handspun and more!

November 19, 2007

It was an exciting weekend here in fairie-land. But first we have handspun!!! Poppy Flower Fibers Domestic Wool in Sunset. I have JUST about half of this spun up. It is spinning like a dream! I hope to finish this up this weekend and have some finished yarn for you next weekend! But what is [...]

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And then there was yarn!

November 12, 2007

This week I bring you finished yarns! Yes, YARNSSSSSSS! First, I set the twist on the Love Bones colorway yarn from Poppy Flower Fibers. Content: domestic wool – 4 oz.Yards: 103Ply: 2 plyWPI: 10 I am pretty proud of this yarn. it was spun during the Tour de Fleece and is mostly even and plyed [...]

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And then there was spinning…

October 29, 2007

Well, there are a lot of pics from SAFF and I will do a lot of posting about it later…but first, we have our first installment of SAFF handspun. This is just about 2 oz of border leister purchased from Windy Acres. I love the color and it will eventually be for something for Tattoo [...]

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