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« on: November 06, 2009 06:31:26 AM »

Hello all! Happy Fiber Friday!

Wow, it's been a while since I've posted on a Fiber Friday much less started one! I only have one photo but 3 yarns...

Ok, from left to right:
Poor little squishy no-name - 136 yds, 3.6 oz. of soft squishy Rambouillet from roving that I dyed with Tinfix acid dyes. 2-ply...one single is various light greens and the other is various blues. I still have a couple ounces each of the blue and green roving that I think I'm going to corespin.

Au Naturel - 85 yds. 3.6 oz. of some natural color wool that I got in a grab bag from Sheep Shed Studio a while back and finally carded it up on the drum carder. Once I had the single spun I decided I wanted to try Andean plying but was afraid it would be too much yarn to wrap around my hand so I used the paperbook with a pencil in it method...it worked quite well! http://rosemaryknits.blogspot.com/2006/08/andean-plying-bracelet-simplified.html

Naughty and Nice - 195 yds. 5.3 oz. Rambouillet from roving that I dyed with MixAde. Nowhere near as good as Kool-Aid, I used 3 different flavors...strawberry, cherry and black cherry...they all turned out nearly the same color with not enough difference in them to really tell them apart. I'm sticking with Kool-Aid from now on...their flavors come in different colors, lol. Anyway...I carded the reddish-pinks with some white then plied it with some black crochet thread.

Now, on with the fiber porn!
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2009 06:54:10 AM »

yum they all look sooo squishy!  the blue and green is my favorite, but, that's just my color preference Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2009 07:29:36 AM »

I've been busy spinning and knitting this week.  I'll get pictures taken and loaded later today.
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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2009 10:27:30 AM »

I have one this week but it's at home and I'm at school still, so when I get home I will be sure to snap a picture and share.
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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2009 01:18:01 PM »

I haven't posted in ages or checked back here in awhile!

Here's what I've been up to lately:




The Princess And the Pea
Made from a Funky Carolina scrappy batt! <3
300 yards worsted weight.
just about 4 oz







Soil
Shetland
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345 yards
worsted/chunky weight (shetland REALLY blooms!)


I made these yummy handwarmers from Soil:






80/20 merino silk
360 yards
fingering weight

I made the Ishbel from it! <3





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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2009 01:58:53 PM »

sensiblytacky--I love your pictures and how your yarn looks plied together. yummy!

no spinning lately, but I dyed some merino roving with coffee and was pretty impressed by the results.





and I may have posted this before, but here are some better pictures of my Voidwalker Baby-Batts


wool from ptarmic wumpus dyed and hand-carded with electric blue bamboo.

i promise to spin SOMETHING soon.
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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2009 03:31:59 PM »

LoudXmouse- your WoW inspired fibers rule!!
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« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2009 03:35:01 PM »

I like how the coffee dye turned out.
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2009 04:21:05 PM »

I'm inspired to do some spinning - my poor spindle has been neglected!
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2009 04:36:52 PM »

haha... you found me out! i need to go post pictures over at the WOW-heads fiber thread
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