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Topic: My first spinnings!!! (Pic Heavy)  (Read 1611 times)
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« on: July 15, 2008 11:14:05 AM »

So yesterday morning I woke up and had to urge to start spinning!!! For a week or so I have been looking at all your awesome yarns and such. So I picked my Butt up and went to the hardware store and purchased some things to make a spindle and to the local craft store to just get some 100% Carded Wool (Used mainly for felting but it worked well.) And here I am with two little balls of yarn. And super super happy!!!! I really want to start processing my out fibers now! Anyway on to the pictures:

Here is my Top Whorl

My bottom Whorl

My very first spinning's!!!!!!!

And again!

My second one!

And again!!!

Now here is a good question. How do you go about asking some one for their shearings?!? I would love to get into all of this. And I heard you can spin dog hair? My mom has a poodle and mentioned to me it would be funny to make yarn out of his fur.

Will trade for spinning fibers!! PM me please!!
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008 02:42:39 AM »

Great colours. Great first try - not too loose, no too tight - just right. Super.
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008 08:01:52 AM »

Congratulations! Cheesy

Those yarns look really nice, fun colour combinations - and the spindles look good, too! Which one do you like best, the top or the bottom whorl? I've only tried a bottom whorl myself.

« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2008 09:38:05 AM »

Thank you both!!  Grin So far I've only worked on the top whorl. The circles slide off for easy yarn removal and i think they are both too lite so I had to put both circles on one. Top whorl is pretty easy. I can spin it by rolling it on my leg better. Not I just need to get more roving. I am totally getting addicted to it!!

Will trade for spinning fibers!! PM me please!!
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008 02:04:07 AM »

Lovely ! You did a great job on your first spinning !

« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2008 07:25:43 AM »

I've heard of people spinning dog hair as well. And my boyfriend is after me to make "cat wool." I told him I'd do it, as long as he wears what I make out of it!

« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2008 07:37:16 AM »

I love the green and yellow!

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