A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October News Announcement: Crafting your Halloween costume this year?  Enter it for a chance to win prizes!  Read the spooktacular details here.
Total Members: 308,399
Currently Running With Scissors:
500 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 [2] 3 4  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Fiber Friday 5/25  (Read 6446 times)
Tags for this thread: fiber_friday  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2007 07:39:21 AM »

Wow these are great!  Friday Fiber never ceases to amaze me.

I have been gone for some time, but I am back with two skeins that took...umm over a month to finish....mostly because we could not get back to our house...

First up is Spunky Eclectic spun with moonstone and pearls

The second is a batte from Luxe Fiber Spun with felted flowers and silk thread to ply

I cannot wait to see what everyone else has today Smiley

where i ramble: www.adore-knits.blogspot.com
my stuff: www.stacyzdesigns.etsy.com
my wists: http://www.wists.com/adore_one
my flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/adoreone/
Searching for help in Asia will offer trade of handspun or other items.  Smiley
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2007 07:51:27 AM »

Fiber Friday!!!! The happiest day of the week on the spinning board   Grin

Here's my contribution

Low Tide
Sport Weight
140 Yds
Mohair/merino blend with bits of sari silk

This one was made with hand carded batts, and well I must say I need more practice

Red Tide (HAHAHA)
Sock Yarn
320 yds
Corriedale roving
Drip dyed with wiltons food dye

« Last Edit: February 26, 2011 08:34:24 AM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Unable to leave good enough alone!
My Store

My Blog
Spinstress Extrordinaire
Offline Offline

Posts: 485
Joined: 10-Dec-2006

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2007 08:53:02 AM »

Atsuko, I love the darker blue and green batt. It reminds me of a monet painting. Are those recycled sari silk bits in there?

I love red tide too. I have never tried drip dyeing. Maybe I'll have to give it a try. Smiley
I love fiber fridays. Bring it on crafters!
Whoops, yep I meant you  I was caught up in the yarn.....lol.
« Last Edit: May 25, 2007 02:42:34 PM by ivycircle » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Offline Offline

Posts: 693
Joined: 08-Dec-2003

The cookie thief

View Profile WWW
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2007 09:16:30 AM »

More awesome yarn! Love it!

Atsuko, I love the darker blue and green batt. It reminds me of a monet painting. Are those recycled sari silk bits in there?

I think this is for me since I'm the only one who posted batts... ? But yeah! There is some recycled sari silk in there. I bought some off ebay and am having fun with it. Thanks!  Smiley

Offline Offline

Posts: 138
Joined: 08-Sep-2004

Naughty Fairy...with Kitty!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2007 09:22:50 AM »

I have a few pics, and my computer is fixed just in time to post for Fiber Friday. Yay!

My FIL bought this lush roving for me (it's as big as my head, haha!)

And I tried spinning thicker than my usual. I'm starting to get a lot better at it now that I've spun up two 3-ply skeins!

Just look at that smooshy fat caterpillar yarn. Hehe.

Requisite Blog:   http://lystessa.blogspot.com
« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2007 09:48:27 AM »

Fabulous fibers everyone!  I spun four this week.

Felted woodland

Grape Bubble Yum


Poor little no name...

Spin on!

Ba Ba Booey
Offline Offline

Posts: 1106
Joined: 19-Feb-2005

Amorphous Big Red Monster

View Profile WWW
« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2007 09:52:53 AM »

Aww. Poor little no name!

My Wists:  http://www.wists.com/goldfishgirl

I'm always up for Personal Swaps! I can knit and sew. What can you do? Let's trade!
« Reply #17 on: May 25, 2007 09:57:29 AM »

What's black and white and black and white and red?

Yarn I made yesterday from some sheep shed studio stuff.  Grin


Yep, it's a knit blog

wanna trade? I heart personal swaps.
« Reply #18 on: May 25, 2007 11:29:57 AM »

So many fun ones already! I'm especially loving Red Tide, Carnival, and Flowers in the sky.

My first few months as a spinner, I rocked the singles and plying made me anxious. Looks like I'm overcoming that really fast!
80 yds of Sheep Studio roving plied at a heavy worsted weight, dyed with acid dyes.     

160 yds heavy sport/ thin worsted (?) 2-plied and dyed with acid dyes. I keep trying for "chartreuse" but always get neon green! Grrr.    
« Last Edit: February 08, 2010 03:28:50 PM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed a coding issue » THIS ROCKS   Logged

blog!  http://nomoresweaters.blogspot.com

how do you catch a unique squirrel?............. u-nique up on it.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1009
Joined: 16-Nov-2006


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #19 on: May 25, 2007 12:45:39 PM »

Everyone's yarns look amazing! I am loving the novelty yarns!

I think I am fiber friday cursed. Every fiber friday something happens that makes it impossible for me to post. This time I was getting ready to post and uploading pictures from my main computer when IT DIED. I mean majorly died, it won't turn on and I think it's bad. Ugh. So sadly I can't show you everything I did this week- only what got uploaded before the crash.

I got a spinning wheel this week so I haven't been online very much. I LOVE my wheel so much. I really do. I dream about it. I enjoy spinning with it SO much more than with my drop spindle.

here is my first attempt at spinning with a wheel

This is my second time plying and my second skein on the wheel I am in love with this one Smiley

This one was done on my handspindle and I dyed it myself with wilton dyes.

Apple & Tree

Apple and Tree believes in the philosophy of re-using before recycling. We make one of a kind pieces using salvaged items as base material and offer authentic vintage fashions.
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3 4  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mermaid Tail Blanket
October 19, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Vanilla Extract

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.