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2721  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / 3 June Fiber Friday on: June 03, 2011 07:36:45 AM
I FOUND IT! I FOUND IT! But before I go there I will share these:

Last thing I spun on my wheel before the kids lost "it":

100% Polwarth, 190 yards. This stuff was really light on one end and gradually went to really dark on the other end. I split it in half lengthwise, spun each about the same, then plied the light with the dark so they met in the middle. I think I did OK on that.

Then since the kids lost "it" and I needed my fix, I spun up this on my Drop Spindle:

112 yards WOOL. I got this wool from Ptarmic_wumpus in a personal swap. It was a small batt of blue and a small batt of orange so I ripped them into strips and spun it thin and variegated.

AND THEN I FOUND IT! I had spun up 3 bobbins of wool from the same Wumpus and planned on plying them but then the kids lost the top of my last bobbin before I could glue it back on and I've been so sad for weeks now. BUT I FOUND IT! I am the MOTHER of AWESOME. For now. Here's what I plied up:

Total yardage: ~300 yards. One bobbin was a greasy feeling brown, one bobbin was a dark blue, and the third bobbin was variegated blue/green. I love it. I think it will felt good. Also, I got my 2 yard Niddy Noddy in this time frame and have been wanting to use it. I like it. It works for me. Tempted to go through all my bigger skeins and re-wrap them but we will see. I do need to get ready for the Farmer's Market starting July 2...

Um, yeah, what have you guys done recently?
2722  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Ongoing spin-along! (or fiber stash busting event!) on: June 03, 2011 06:53:28 AM
k-Cat, I meant to say last post that it sucks about your RA. My MIL has it and she just had to get her thumb surgeried. Yikes! Yay e-spinner! Post pics when you make it, I wanna see.

Belladune you are so cute with your bandana and sheep. I need to get pictures of the sheep I get my fleece's from. I should remember that when MOPS starts again. I don't envy you the smell, but as long as there is not cat pee in it I can tolerate it.

I AM THE MOTHER F'ING QUEEN OF AWESOME! You know what I found?!?!?! The top of my last bobbin, right where I thought it would be and right where I already checked for it at least 3 times. I CAN SPIN AGAIN! Oh, I need to go start FF. It is Friday, right?
2723  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / Re: Sheep to Shawl Challenge! on: June 03, 2011 06:48:08 AM
If I get ... paid enough for my services ...
HAHAHA. You ho! Ima PM you.

Yeah, so do we post progress shots here or what? How is the winner chosen? Can't be Belladune's choice because she would obviously choose her favorite Craftster, me!  Wink
2724  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Embroidery Hoopla Rnd 5 - Color Spectrum!! (SignUp CLOSED, Send 6/6/11) on: June 02, 2011 04:51:01 PM
Yay new baby!
yay 100 pages!
2725  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Ongoing spin-along! (or fiber stash busting event!) on: June 02, 2011 03:21:18 PM
Find the top of my last bobbin and ply the yarns I have on the other 3.
Spin up 2+ more skeins, on top of what I have on the bobbins.
Get ready for the Sheep to Shawl challenge.

My fiber stash last month exploded, I am now comfortable saying I have a stash! And shortly thereafter I lost that part and now I can't do anything unless I want to use my spindle, which I have a little. *sigh*
2726  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Monster Ninni Swap (SIGNUP CLOSED ; MAIL BY 6/13/11) on: June 01, 2011 03:04:04 PM
Finished MargieJ's today, but after my trip to the PO so will go out next week, hopefully along with crafty n tally's!
2727  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Embroidery Hoopla Rnd 5 - Color Spectrum!! (SignUp CLOSED, Send 6/6/11) on: June 01, 2011 11:48:53 AM
Sent #2 to Dearbluebird. Hope she likes it. If not she can send it back and I'll make her another one
2728  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: Beginner Spinner Swap on: May 29, 2011 09:22:52 PM
2729  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Embroidery Hoopla Rnd 5 - Color Spectrum!! (SignUp CLOSED, Send 6/6/11) on: May 29, 2011 11:58:24 AM
I just stitched up the back and then realized I forgot to add the ________ connecting the ______ to the ____! But I was debating about leaving it this way before anyway so I hope Dearbluebird likes it. I do, but will she???
2730  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: Stone swap (rocks, crystals, stones, etc)? on: May 27, 2011 08:17:45 PM
mwahahahahahhahaha. You speak to me. Speak more.
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