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Topic: Fiber Friday 9/19/08  (Read 4029 times)
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isamax
« on: September 19, 2008 05:09:32 AM »

Good morning!  I spun 2 chunky coil yarns this week.  Can't wait to see what you all have been up to...







Have a great week!
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Fnugg
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2008 06:08:55 AM »

My first fiber Friday in ages.  Grin I have been spinning a bit, but mostly doing other things this summer.  Tongue

Okay, this is some hand dyed merino (dyed by someone else) spunn quite thin and navajo plied. Unknown yardage, But enough to make a small project.



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SensiblyTacky
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2008 06:12:21 AM »

Fnugg, I love that yarn! I always have such a hard time navajo plying (nicely)

Excellent work!
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misstoiletweasel
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2008 07:26:39 AM »

That's so pretty! I thought it was bead work from the feature photo Smiley I wish I could spin! Nice job Smiley
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I should be spinning...


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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2008 07:33:24 AM »

OMG, ok, I'm going to try Navajo plying this weekend.  That yarn is just too beautiful. 

I have done next to no spinning this past week, due to being busy with house cleaning and stuff.  But I carded a ton of batts on my new Strauch Petite last week and finally got pics of them.  I did some more last night, it is SO addicting!
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2008 07:37:27 AM »

Love that second coil yarn isamax - that silver sparkle is awesome.  And I am drooling over your batts cloudlover!

I haven't spun any yarn in the past couple of weeks but got a bug up my bum and turned out 146 yards total of Corridale that I dyed with grape and cherry kool aide.  I call it Razzle Berry



Then I used it to make me my new winter hat!  It is really, really warm which is perfect considering they are calling for this winter to be the coldest winter in years  Tongue

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HQ, my hat looks like a muffin. Over.


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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2008 07:59:35 AM »

Cloudlover- I love your color combos!


I got my new Spinolution Mach1 wheel this week!! I'm spinning extra-bulkies just because I can:




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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2008 08:24:02 AM »

Great batts Cloudlover! DCs are TOTALLY addicting, I do tons more carding and dyeing that spinning, been trying to spin more lately though I have 6 skeins waiting to be photographed at lunch today...but I HAVE to go to an estate sale first! Smiley

natashafatale AWESOME chunkiness! Lurve it!!!
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« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2008 08:40:27 AM »

Yummy yarns as usual! I would wear that sparkly coiled yarn as is Isamax!
I love Fnug's navajo plied yarn, and that Razzleberry hat and natashafatale those yarns look beautiful and squooshy.
I wish I could touch all those carded batts. I love spinning from batts but am not such a fan of actually doing the work carding up the fiber!

I have a few skeins done this week:

"Wood Violet" Merino 2 ply


"Maid Marion" single ply Falklands


"Autumn Fire", Navajo plied Falklands
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geekycraftgrl
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2008 08:52:05 AM »

hey everyone great work
ohh I love those carded batts  Grin

I have one small skien today. i had a small piece of a batt I carded for another yarn left over so i core spun it to get more yardage.

and a closeup

and an extreme close up


love fibre Fridays Grin
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