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dkswife
« on: May 07, 2007 08:58:16 AM »

Like the subject line says, my first attempt.  I am pretty pleased with how it turned out.  There are a few thick/thin spots and I was really wanting a worsted weight (it turned out to be bulky), but what the heck.

I have no idea the type of wool used, but it is scratchy.  It is approximately 58 yards, 2-ply.


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isamax
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2007 11:36:24 AM »

Looks great!  Keep on spinning.
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dkswife
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2007 11:50:12 AM »

Thank you.  I appreciate the comment!
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2007 12:51:13 PM »

wow, this is as even as a store-bought yarn! Great job, almost hard to believe it's your first try. Cheesy

Looking forward to more creations!
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dkswife
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2007 01:11:40 PM »

I cannot wait until I can afford a wheel.  I know I will just love it even more!

Thank you for the kind words.

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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2007 01:32:17 PM »

Wow, that turned out really even for your first try!  Smiley  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2007 02:31:03 PM »

That's your first try?? You're a natural, clearly. Great job!
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dkswife
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2007 05:50:46 AM »

Thanks for the nice compliments!  I appreciate it.  I have some very soft white roving that I want to dye and then spin.  I am going to decide on the color this weekend.  I cannot wait to start spinning it! Grin
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