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Kittyboo
« on: June 05, 2009 12:22:48 AM »

Oooh, I get to kick off this week.....

Just one offering today as I'm spinning some very fine yarn at the moment and it\s taking forever!

Anyhow, here's some navajo plyed BFL spun from some lovely Spindlefrog roving. I've named it 'Flirt':







It's the best navajo plying I've done so far and I'm really pleased with it - it's one of those handspun yarns I have to keep digging out and looking at and thinking 'wow - I made that!'  Grin

Right, sorry for all the waffle - looking forward to seeing what everyone else has been up to.

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whisp3rd
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2009 01:04:34 AM »

Flirt is lovely and I am soooo not a pink person! I want to try navajo plying but have been a little intimidated. Probably wont try it anytime soon since Sims 3 is downloading onto my computer.
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Kittyboo
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2009 01:10:50 AM »

Thank you. I thought navajo plying looked scary too but I was surprised how straightforward it is really. There's some really good videos on YouTube showing you how it's done. You should give it a go! I'm completely hooked now!
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« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2009 02:45:28 AM »

I keep meaning to learn it. It's one of the ones you can do on a spindle, right?
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Kittyboo
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2009 05:55:27 AM »

hmmm, think you can do it on a spindle but never tried myself....
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pmpknpunk
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2009 06:13:32 AM »

Happy Friday!!!! It's been a busy week but I fit some spinning in here and there. Here are my yarns for the week!



Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy! - 68 yards, Extra Bulky (4-5wpi) Corespun, non-respeating self-striping from batts by Liz of Hobbledehoy



Contained Chaos - 32 yards, Bulky (6 wpi) Corespun, subtle self-striping from a batt by Daniela of FeltStudioUK



Ocean's Camo -  - 100 yards, Thick and Thin Bulky (6 wpi) plied with clear thread, SW Merino dyed by Kristin of All Spun Up (Spin-a-Long fiber)



Cravings - 79 yards, Bulky (6wpi) Corespun, Self-Striping with novelty fibers in the middle of each stripe from Loop Baby Cakes and a batt by ArtemisArtemis

Have a nice weekend! It's looking like rain around here which means I'll be carding batts and spinning!!!
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« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2009 07:04:53 AM »

GREAT stuff this week! I havent touched my wheel in too long, this thread is making me want to go spin right this minute.
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« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2009 07:47:54 AM »

that is amazing navajo plying and I love Ocean's Camo!

i finally have a new core-spun yarn to post this week, haven't settled on a name yet:




RAAAWR! happy FF!
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« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2009 09:54:20 AM »

I think I swooned a little over "contained chaos"

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whisp3rd
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2009 10:07:10 AM »

Contained Chaos is wonderful! It's not very in your face with color but there is so much color when you look close.

The Noodle Princess - LOVE those colors!
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