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Topic: Fiber Friday July 31, 2009  (Read 2297 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2009 07:30:11 PM »

I love every yarn this week - and the darling baby in the alpaca is too cute!
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« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2009 07:46:14 PM »

One from me this week! This one's been in my stash for a while and I finally got around to spinning it.





"Snapdragon" 128 yards, 11 wpi. 100% merino from hideawayhomestead @ etsy.

As you can see in the first pic I haven't done any finishing on it yet. I haven't decided how I'm going to, since normally I just soak it and hang it up to dry, but I'm at my aunt's house and I haven't thought of a good place to put it yet. Grr, we'll see, we'll see. LOL

I think I'm going to go play with the fiber Belladune sent me in the swap now! Yay!
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« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2009 08:11:49 PM »

Hi everyone! This is my first Fiber Friday in a while. Smiley

This week I spun up a batt called "Mermaid Song" that I received from the noodle princess in the fiber swap.  Grin Grin I am in love with it myself! It was almost impossible to capture the halo of the yarn, it's just got so much in it. I'll have to come back and update what's in the yarn itself because it escapes me.

This is half of the batt spun up into a single. I want to weave with it but I'm not sure if it will work out. I spun it all thick and thin so when plied, it really bulks up.


This is the other half of the batt plied with a single of bamboo I spun up specifically for this batt.


I really enjoyed spinning up the noodle princess's fabulous blending job. It was a joy.
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« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2009 09:37:04 PM »

Sweetness, we all have stuffs from the swap it seems! I spun up 3 of my 4 mini batts I got from Feverdream..they are so pretty...I liked the smaller batts as they appealed to my hurry up and get it finished side...

became this way nice and my fav so far






All my batts included real awesome fibers including, merino, angelina, milk protein, bananna fiber,camel down....wow..
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« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2009 09:44:26 PM »

*fiber swap goody dance* Love it all! I'm really digging that bird nest yarn, it's so cool. & I love that first one tnm2000!
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« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2009 05:36:38 PM »

jiniphur: yes it's spun fabric, you cut the fabric into 1" strips and it's corespun with a bit of wool to anchor the ends of each strip onto the core thread.

SML: yay! yay! I love seeing what people do with my batts, that looks awesome!
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