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« on: December 12, 2008 06:49:23 AM »

I guess I'll start!  Grin It's been a busy week so I have photos but no additional information yet...

Crimson Clover Colorway by Exclusively Linda Lee on etsy, corespun

2nd Skein from my All Spun Up winnings, an Art Yarn with lots of HUGE coils and seed beads, I love it so it gets 2 pics Smiley

Dreamy from CJKopec on etsy

Blue Jay from Enchanted Knoll Farm on etsy

AND a FO from handspun!

Hat made with the All Spun Up chunky merino I posted last week!

Can't wait to see what everyone else has been up to, happy Friday!!!!!

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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2008 08:03:35 AM »

Hey, pmpknpunk, look at this..
It's not even off the wheel but I am so happy with how it looks I gotta share. it's a batt from the uniquely yours spin along on ravelry. It started as 4 different batts. I predrafted them all together and spun them up into a single. Then I plied it with a shiny green thread with a little beads. It's colorful, shiny and nubby.

OH! I also have some yarn that I spun up for my grandmother's christmas present, I really should take a picture of that too!!
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2008 08:06:53 AM »

AHHHH I love it!!!! What a great idea to predraft them together and the beads just add an extra punch. (I just may have to add beads too, is it bad that I haven't started mine yet? Hopefully this weekend (along with finishing up the Christmas cards that need to go out.)

« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2008 08:15:11 AM »

Wow, pmknpunk, I love that corespun.  I'm off now to check out that seller on etsy.  I love that colourway.  Great job.

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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2008 09:03:39 AM »

I've spun some of CJKopec's fibers.  real nice!!  Her young son does some of the dyeing also!!

I think 'Cowboy Cool' was my favorite of CJKopec's fibers


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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2008 09:43:58 AM »

Yay! My very first fiber Friday! I've only been spinning a few weeks, so don't judge me  Grin lol

It's Lorna's Laces Mt. Creek


« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2008 09:47:44 AM »

I'm really proud of this one, because it's actually worsted weight, and two ply.  Pretty much everything I spin is bulky...

Like these:

calling it "Homewrecker" because it was the batt that broke my carder... cottswold locks, merino, mohair, nylon

calling it Kermit.  it's already gone, so I don't remember the yardage, but it's bulky weight, cottswold and soysilk.

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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2008 10:47:36 AM »

i have two this week.

and Space Nectar

this is the first yarn from batts i made with my new drum carder. I LOOOOVE it!!

this is my last Fiber friday for a while cuz i'm going to mexico for 2 months!! I'm excited but i will miss spinning and fiber fridays!  Cry


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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2008 10:52:37 AM »

I really love all the yarns this week, but I really love Blue Jay and Flying Fish.  I also love Lorna Lace's Mt Cree, and Kermit.

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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2008 12:13:07 PM »

I want you all to know that every Friday I look through these and drool.  I'm so jealous of all you yarnies.   I want to get into one of the yarn swaps that always seem to be going on, but I have nothing to offer.  So I just drool.... (I don't knit, only needlefelt..... a whole skein would last me a lifetime)

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