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11  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fast and cheap spindle on: October 07, 2011 06:17:43 PM
Amazing!! Great work!
12  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Spun to finished photos on: July 15, 2011 07:33:00 PM
Holy crap, Jexx...that is so cool!! I love it!
13  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: July 15 Fiber Friday on: July 15, 2011 06:20:42 PM
Yay! I haven't been spinning as much as I'd like. I'd go into the list of excuse/reasons, but it's too boring and lame and I'd rather not relive it. But it's nice to see so many pretty yarns!!! Lovely lovely lovely.

Here's 2 I did this week.
This first one is just different colors of merino...


and then this one is spun from a batt I carded out of some alpaca, merino, bamboo and sparkle...


There were a couple other batts I carded and then spun up, but i've knitted them into pieces for my bike cozy. Smiley
14  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Spun to finished photos on: July 09, 2011 10:14:47 PM
A couple of pair of mitts. The first with some fiber I purchased at Country Yarns in Snohomish, WA...

...which I spun into this mess of lovely...

...and then knit into these mitts which were gifted to a friend at work...

She was very happy.


Next up is some yarn I spun from a varied assortment of Phat Fiber samples. This was my VERY FIRST NAVAJO PLY. Yay! It was quite the bitch. It kept breaking and falling apart, but I actually liked how the yarn turned out....
...I made these weirdo mitts for myself...

...and I totally love them. Smiley
15  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Woodland Diorama with fantasy creatures on: June 21, 2011 09:05:31 PM
Holy Crap this is so incredible I don't know what else to say. Beautiful, beautiful work!

wow
16  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: 2-ply Romney yarn of purple goodness on: May 27, 2011 05:28:45 PM
I LOVE it!
17  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday March 4 2011! on: March 04, 2011 08:39:12 PM
Finally, I'm actually posting while it's still Friday!! I am loving what I see so far, but am too exhausted at the moment to really post coherent compliments, so I shall return tomorrow to do that. (Hopefully there will be some more up by then too!) Smiley

I only have a couple of offerings today. Next week I should have more because I am going to spinning class tomorrow to learn how to Navajo ply! (and whatever else Barbara wants to teach us!)

This first is a 50/50 mix of merino and silk that I purchased at Country Yarns in Snohomish, WA. It's by Jewel Fiber design. It's 150 yards of worsted-ish. Maybe light worsted....I dunno.


This next is made from some Merino that I dyed with blue Koolaid! This was part of my first dyeing attempt, but I managed to felt it pretty good. I currently am lucky enough to have a borrowed drum carder in my possession, so I ran it through there with a bit of bamboo, wensleydale locks, and some sparkle. I'm pretty happy with the result...



It's really hard to get the sparkle in pictures!
18  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Winged Lions - and new to these forums on: February 23, 2011 11:56:11 AM
Oh my! Those are spectacular!! Beautiful work.
19  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday -- 18 Feb 2011 on: February 19, 2011 07:37:30 PM
Oh my...I'm really late! I hope you don't mind. It's my weekend to work so my whole week was all thrown off, but I did spin a couple of skeins.

But first the love....

volomortuus: that is the best yarn EVER! I love love love it.
jets to july: that is absolutely gorgeous and I hope you'll be posting the hat you make!
hippie: what can I say? You're going to get a big head if I compliment you any more. Smiley Smiley I really really love Aphotic and your unnamed one.
oddacity: you have a very lucky friend!
jexx: so freaking amazing! And I love the fiber heart.
Ospreywife: I love the color and the bulkiness
nikschaf: LOVELY! I want to squish it!

These are both fiber purchases from "Spin Stitch Sew."

The first is 105 yards of Wendsleydale. Unnamed at the moment...


And the second is 120 yards of BFL I like to call "Aquarium"...


I think they are both probably worsted.

And here's a pic of the other fiber nut in my house. Smiley
20  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 59 ENTRIES / Re: Unloved Nekked Dolls Into My Little Wild Child Fasion Doll-photo phat on: February 15, 2011 09:47:03 PM
You spared no details...this is seriously incredible! Would it be weird if I said that I think I love you?!
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