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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2009 08:02:10 AM »

Is that how you spin flax?  With water?  I have so much to learn. 
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« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2009 09:25:08 AM »

I haven't posted in Fiber Friday in awhile, but I love everyone's yarns this week. I especially love, love, LOVE Texas Sunset! Sooo pretty!

I haven't spun in awhile, but I just got some new rovings, so hopefully I'll have time to spin after my tests are done :\
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« Reply #22 on: April 13, 2009 07:14:50 AM »

Is that how you spin flax?  With water?  I have so much to learn. 

It is one of the ways and it depends on what type of flax you are working with and how you want the end product to look like.  I also spin hemp 'wet'.

It's not actually soaking wet, I just dip my fingers in water to smooth the spun yarn.
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« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2009 07:04:12 PM »

Do you get calluses when spinning these dryer fibers?
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« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2009 06:58:09 PM »

I haven't posted in Fiber Friday in awhile, but I love everyone's yarns this week. I especially love, love, LOVE Texas Sunset! Sooo pretty!

Thanks! That's really sweet. Smiley

MLF - Thanks lady! I love it, it's easy to learn when you don't want to stop. lol

There's a sparkly green/turquoise further up that I love. I'll have to go back and see whose it was and what it was called.
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« Reply #25 on: April 15, 2009 07:39:40 AM »

The yarn from the thrums is...man, that must have been one hell of a project.
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