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Topic: FIBER FRIDAY 02/09/07  (Read 8882 times)
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« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2007 05:46:40 AM »

Whoopee!! It's Friday!!! First up I have about 250 yards of BFL singles, handdyed by Sweet Georgia. I finished this a couple weeks ago but never got around to taking pics until this week.

And here's two big skeins--about 222 yards total--of Lorna's Laces top in Glenwood, turned into my first two-ply on the wheel. I call it "Sweettarts."  Grin


« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2007 06:33:22 AM »

Beautiful yarns already this morning! 
Lubee:  Congrats on your first yarn!  It looks great.

I finally finished plying the monster that was on my wheel (yay!) but may not get a chance to take/post a picture until tomorrow morning. 

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« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2007 06:53:51 AM »

two pages already!!  I love them all! They are so wonderful, all of them!!  I always enjoy seeing the new spinners Cheesy

I don't have anything to contribute this week.  I finished washing and setting the last of the yarn I posted last week.  I have to take a break from spinning, my fingers are sore!

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« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2007 07:27:43 AM »

Woohoo, everything is great so far! feralfeminine - Tainted Love is so beautiful, it looks like a fairy tale! And kazkitty - Dreamscape give me motivation to tackle the mohair I have in my stash, I've been kind of scared of it after making a mess out of a little test bit I spun up. And I love how you spun the silk hankies all bulky - I spun some up once but I did it really thin, I like yours way better!

Here's what I did this week, I haven't set the twist yet but I got some pictures anyway --

Fire (from Fun With Yarn, I'm shamelessly addicted to her colors) - merino / tencel, 100 grams, 332 meters (which seems awfully high, I think I'll double-check the count later). I haven't done the wpi yet, but it seems about dk-ish weight.

This yarn will become a lacy crocheted scarf as soon as it's washed and dried. It's for my oldest friend who has a one-year-old boy and spends most of her time looking after other people's children as well. Last time I spoke to her, she sounded a bit worn out and since she's coming to visit next week, I thought I'd make her something luxurious just for her!
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« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2007 07:33:45 AM »

Do you ever just want to stick your nose into a nice pile of fiber or spun yarn and inhale? mmm yarn....

Lubee, your yarn definitely reminds me of peppermint, too! Congrats on the first "skein"

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« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2007 07:41:12 AM »

I have been admiring all of your yarns for quite some time.  Here's my first entry.  Rambouillet and silk done on my drop spindle http://bp1.blogger.com/_UeGFXxA0-DI/RcYNUAWtTaI/AAAAAAAAAmQ/NRFD4ydIlBM/s1600-h/P1020534.JPG
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2007 08:20:14 AM »

 Shocked wow everybody it looks so good!!

Here's my very first entry, I'm so excited!

There I am, hating my life.  I didn't have something in the middle of the ball, so when I tried plying, it plied behind my hand.  I stuck a screwdriver handle in the middle, and the rest was smooth sailing.


That's my mini skein before I got fed up, broke the yarn, and stuck the handle in.  I plied the rest, and it's about 40 yards.  Now I have another ounce left to go, in nice little roving balls on my table.  Maybe I'll do that today, I'm inspired.

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« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2007 08:56:40 AM »

Hey everyone,

Great Yarn! It's so cold here in minnesota, that I am locking myself inside today and spinning all day! Here is my addition to Fiber Friday.

I really like that drop spindle!
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« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2007 09:07:19 AM »

whoa!  i love the gold thread you plied it with!

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« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2007 09:23:19 AM »

Gorgeous!  It looks so royal!

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