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« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2009 09:02:27 AM »

those are great inie_rah!   Love the collection Ghost stories.

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« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2009 10:18:16 AM »

Hi Everyone!
Beautiful yarns this week!!

I haven't spun much this week because I have been dealing with a terrible bout of vertigo.  Anything spinny made me dizzy.. my carder, my wheel, scrolling the computer screen..  It's been awful!

I did manage to get a couple done.. and we got a new camera this week, so I'm just loving the 12x zoom and macro function!

This one will stripe (w/4 repeats) in bold pink, blue and green, with natural brown shetland in between each one..   There's TONS of sari silk and sari silk waste in all colors.. so the striping may be subtle..
Mumbai Nights (yardage not measured yet)

I carded up a batt of black merino, with TONS of rainbow angelina.  I made some freeform felt nubbies by putting handfuls of scrap fiber into a mesh bag, and washing it on hot with soap.
I corespun the batts, adding the felt nubbies..
Rock Show (no yardage yet, but almost a lb skein!)

Finally, I spun up some yummy enchanted knoll batts thick and thin, with a metallic thread candy striping.  I then plied with a yellow rayon thread
One Fish, Two Fish (yardage not measured yet)

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« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2009 10:19:12 AM »

aww! I love the collection ghost stories tooo!!!!!!

Great job this week guys!! I love to see what everyone has spun up. I've spun up a few skeins and have a future 3-ply on the bobbins... no pictures. Maybe next week! hehe

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« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2009 10:21:34 AM »

Inie_Rah, I love Tutti Frutti! Also I'm currently doing something very similar to what you did with Ghost Stories...although I only have one skein done!

So here's my first yarn from my wheel that is NOT for practice and I'm loving. Cheesy

Cool Spa #1, 4oz merino, 220 yards, somewhere between fingering and DK (still too lazy to do wpi, so I'm eyeballing lol). The fiber came from about 10oz pencil roving which the seller had named "Cool Spa," which included a light grey, medium grey, and a sort of icy-sea blue. This one is the blue and medium grey, and I'm going to be doing the other color combos after this.

Also this was my first time plying from two singles. The ply is very uneven, but hey, I'll get there. Tongue

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« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2009 10:22:49 AM »

How cool!! I just want to pet them Smiley

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« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2009 10:34:49 AM »

All of the yarns are wow so far!

steph blue - Those are great first yarns! Mine are super wonky. Smiley Thanks for sharing!

I love the ghost stories series. Yum!

jazzturtle - Always amazing. Rock show is frickin' awesome.

Super Crazy Explosion of Fun! has some really great colors. I love the sparkles.

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« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2009 10:39:17 AM »

Mmmm...yarn.   Mumbai Nights looks gorgeous, as are all of your yarns, Jazzturtle.  And I like the first of your cool spa yarns, oddacity, the colors are very subtle and pretty.

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« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2009 10:51:21 AM »

Jazz turtle, I love one fish two fish!!
Oddacity, cool spa is just that.  very calm, looks pretty even to me!

« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2009 11:06:42 AM »

inle-rah - your Ghost Stories yarns are beautiful!

jazzturtle - I'm totally in love with One Fish, Two Fish!

oddacity - Cool Spa is gorgeous - I'd have never thought of putting those two colour together but they work so well!

Well, here are my offerings for the week...

Aqua - 114 yards of BFL - roughly fingering weight:

Monet - British Merino spun from some Artist's Palette roving:

Time to spin some more methinks...  Grin


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« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2009 11:13:45 AM »

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