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« on: July 06, 2007 05:33:14 PM »

This is the place to show off what you are spinning during the Tour de Fleece.

I'll get the ball rolling with some fiber I picked up recently at the Black Sheep Gathering. I'll be spinning some of this haul for sure. (Ignore the yarn for now) You're looking at a big white ball of merino-targhee-rambouillet blend, a braid of hand-dyed yarn from a nine year old boy, fluffy wine-colored wool, soysilk and a latte colored blend of merino and tencel. And I have more. But this is the picture for today!

I can't wait to see what everyone will share!  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2007 06:10:13 PM »

That colorful braid looks so delicious. Omg, I want it. =]

I can't wait to start spinning!

« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2007 10:12:14 PM »

I love the wine colored one! I'll edit to post pics of what I'm spinning tomorrow.
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2007 11:32:06 PM »

Yum yum yum!  I am working with my own handdyed stuff, but I really want to find a good price on some corn silk to try.

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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2007 08:03:21 AM »

I just received a bump of 30lbs of Merino 64!  I'm so excited and pumped.  I'll be carding this morning so that I can spin tonight.

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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2007 08:22:35 AM »

YAY!!!! I'm so excited it's finally here!!!!

Knitwit- your fiber is beautiful! I can't wait to see what you do with it!

I am going to do dye/spin/photograph today!

Happy spinning everyone!!!! Grin

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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2007 08:53:26 AM »

squeeeee!!!! Cheesy

I am so pumped!!  Here I go!!!! Grin

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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2007 10:29:39 AM »

Hi @ all,

since I'm a few timezones east, it looks like I'm the first to post a result. Today we had a meeting at our local spinning guild, so I had a really nice prolog-day. Here is a pic of the first skein:

2.6 oz superwash wool, about 146 yards, navajo-plyed.

I'm so looking forward to all of the different results.

Cu all tomorrow....
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2007 12:17:35 PM »

here is my first skein.
its 4.7 oz of wilton dyed wool.
126 yards

i got the idea for this one from Traveling Rhino fiber, she had a picture on her page that turned a light on!
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« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2007 12:21:02 PM »

here is my first skein.
its 4.7 oz of wilton dyed wool.
126 yards

Yummy Cheesy

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