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1  Re: Fiber Friday November 14, 2008 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: November 14, 2008 03:45:45 PM
Hey! Hope everybody's week was good, the yarns are lovely as always! Eternalsunshine, I think the green yarn is awesome, you'll be spinning up a storm in no time!
Here are a few of mine from this week:
Antoinette: flax, hemp, cotswold, shetland and bamboo


Skinny Sweets: angora, organic cotton, soy silk, mohair, thrown silk, tunis, shetland and cotswold (phew!)


Happy Friday!
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2  Re: Fiber Friday October 31st, Halloween Edition! in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: October 31, 2008 12:48:51 PM
Happy Friday! I'm a big fan of white lightning, noodle princess, it's a genius color combo. I only have one this week:

A no name tunis/romney/mill ends/sparkle mix


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3  Re: Fiber Friday - 10/24/2008 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: October 24, 2008 09:36:39 AM
I feel so productive, I got four done this week:
Neon Crayon-romney, tunic and sparkle


Selkie-mohair, silk, hemp, sari shreds, mill ends


New Scene Tangerine-tunis, romney, sparkle


Gathering Moss-mohair, silk, angora, alpaca, icelandic, sari silk, sparkle

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4  Re: Fiber Friday 10-17-08 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: October 17, 2008 09:53:57 PM
I second the nests! Those pink eggs are irresistible.

Here're mine. The pictures are crappy because I waited until after dark to take them. Ah well...viva la fiber friday!
Sticky Fingers: wool, mohair, sari silk, mill ends

Cold Snap: wool, silk, bamboo

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5  Fender sweater in Knitting: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: October 12, 2008 10:37:15 AM
This is my first adult sized sweater. I spun the yarn from lambswool I bought from the Homestead Wool and Gift Farm; the lamb's name is Fender. My husband builds guitars as a hobby so that seemed like a sign or something. It's a little tight, but he loves it.

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6  thrift score in Weaving: Discussion and Questions by eat_agar on: October 12, 2008 10:27:40 AM
I found this at Goodwill for $3 yesterday. It's just a toy, but I'm super excited to make a scarf on it, as soon as I figure out how to set it up. I also made the lap loom out of Craft this week.


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7  Re: Fiber Friday 10-10-2008 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: October 10, 2008 10:51:07 AM
Three this week:

skinny menagerie: Blue angora, grey and white mohair, green cormo and natural silver cotswold, even some natural brown yak with some green and yellow soy silk, yellow glitz and copper bamboo.


maat: Turquiose silk rods set against golden tussah silk, organic color grown cotton and dyed corridale wool top spun into a soft, chunky, thick and thin singles.


popgun: A blend of pink, blue and green tunis wool, natural Romney, dyed orange and natural alpaca, black mill ends, grey mohair, golden tussah silk with Yarnia threads and copper glitz.


I love all the orangey colors popping up this week, especially "no name". "Money" is also super cute, too.

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8  Re: Fiber Friday Oct 04, 2008 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: October 03, 2008 08:23:49 AM
here're mine!

Menagerie: angora, mohair, soy silk, bamboo, glitz, two kinds of wool and even a little bit of my ounce of paco-vicuna I bought at the Estes Park Wool Market. 61 yards



Yak puff:lots of bamboo, sari, tussah and thrown silk with mohair and cotswold. 63 yards



mullerslanefarm-I love all the colors from the funky batt!
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9  Re: Fiber Friday 9/26/08 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: September 26, 2008 09:28:40 AM
Tail-spun mohair always reminds me of unicorns, the core spun makes me think of candy. Yum!

I got a few done this week, too.
lemon tree-silk noil, cotswold, alpaca, mohair, and mill ends.


freebie yarn-dyed cotswold with bits of alpaca or mohair throughout.


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10  Re: Fiber Friday 3/28/2008 in Spinning: Completed Projects by eat_agar on: March 28, 2008 10:10:56 PM
Yeah! I can finally post for Fiber Friday because I got my wheel today. I started with some practice singles from some mill end roving and moved on to core spinning alpaca seconds I dyed recently, mixed with sari silk shreds and fabric. Then I plied them, which I tend to avoid with my drop spindle, to make this:
"cactus flowers"
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