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« on: March 29, 2010 07:09:50 AM »

I've been carding faster than I can spin lately!

Here's some of the stuff I've worked up recently--

4 ounces of domestic wool

Mint Julep
3.10 oz of Merino/Baby Alpaca
I loooove this one!! Reminds me of mint juleps on a summer day.

Mermaid Kisses
2.2 oz of hand dyed corriedale

Spring Chicken
2 oz of hand dyed corriedale

Garden Summer Salad
3.5 ox Merino / Baby Alpaca
One of my favorites of the bunch. SOOOOOOO Soft!!!!

Wine & Lace
3.7 oz of Superfine Merino and Baby Alpaca
Luxurious, soft, and smooooth as butter

Cloud Nine
4.2 oz hand dyed merino

Check out more pics at http://www.flickr.com/photos/taliachristine/

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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2010 07:23:54 AM »

these are beautiful, they will make you some stunning yarn!

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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2010 07:37:52 AM »

Soooo lovely! I'm crazy about ribbons and garden summer salad, especially. I agree, these will make beautiful yarn!

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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2010 08:04:11 AM »

Thank you, Belruel and Dragonflywer!

I probably wont spin these up myself. I like to play with fiber more than I like to turn it into projects right now... haha It's a serious problem.
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« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2010 08:40:06 AM »

*drool*  love em!!  now I need a carder.... oh wait i always did lol.  Love em all, wish i could sink my hands into each and every one!

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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2010 10:33:38 AM »

Ditto on the drooling!! lol Lovely. I think the mint julep is my favorite!
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2010 11:38:51 AM »

Ditto on the drooling!! lol Lovely. I think the mint julep is my favorite!

Same!! Mint julep is my favorite too. They are all rolled up here but are so fluffy in person.

« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2010 12:23:37 PM »

these are absolutely beautiful! i would LOVE to work with yarn made from these, i can image the projects already. amazing work!

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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2010 08:54:24 AM »

I love these! I love the small details, like how you put ribbon around them. I am just learning how to "present" the batts I made, and I love how you describe them.

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