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1  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Sock yarn, yay! on: September 23, 2008 06:23:38 AM
I got a new pic of the center pull ball. I'm so happy, I just have to show.

2  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Sock yarn, yay! on: September 22, 2008 03:19:06 PM
I never spun on a wheel, but I found that my singles aren't all that even, and doing a 3-ply helped a lot with making the differences less noticeable than they would be with a 2-ply. I also noticed that I got more even lenghts of yarn from drafting continuously with the spindle moving than I'd get with extreme pre-drafting. It was definitely a thing about memory on my fingers. The best parts of the singles were spun while I was paying less attention, spinning in front of the computer while reading an e-book. Every time I'd forget to pay attention and the spindle hit the floor, I'd look to the piece of yarn just spun and it was all at the same thickness.
3  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Sock yarn, yay! on: September 22, 2008 08:58:32 AM
I got back to spinning after several months, with a new spindle, and I just made my first usable yarn! Finally something that is soft and (mostly even) and on the thickness I was aiming at!

I used a superwash roving from Yarn Love on the Bayfield Apple colourway, and have a little less than 200m of fingering weight 3-ply. I am still spinning for the second skein but I couldn't wait more so I plied the singles I had already  Grin
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: The February Lady Sweater Craze on: July 27, 2008 09:24:39 AM
this is a great pattern for heathered yarns, i love the way the yarn you used has the most subtle variegation because of that.
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: OMG! I knitted a dress (Lacy Dress from VK) on: July 15, 2008 03:37:24 PM
it. is. awesome.
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Socks.. my first pair on: June 28, 2008 09:23:10 AM
And I love the colours too!
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: February Lady Sweater on: June 28, 2008 06:21:52 AM
yay! yours is the first i see, after the original! congrats, it's lovely!
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: The Anne Elliot Spencer! on: June 28, 2008 06:19:49 AM
It looks great! Your mods worked really well!
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Recycled Aleita Shell on: June 22, 2008 07:06:59 PM
it does! it looks great on you!
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Cable Cardigan for Junuary! on: June 21, 2008 02:20:51 PM
ooooooh tweedy! i love that!
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