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« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2011 08:01:11 AM »

As I like using natural products, I'd also like to dye some of my white fleece with natural pigments. Does anyone have tips/websites on plants/fruits/other that would be useful?

Try Resurrection Fern. She dyes with naturals all the time, I'm sure browsing her blog will give me many great tips.

OSPREY WIFE I love plying with thread, too. I just spun up some thick and thin bamboo/merino yesterday and I think it's getting some white thread to go with it. It makes it all wavy!

LAUGHING LARK I love those colors! They do look like a sunset, or a really yummy frozen treat! SHERBET! Mm, I haven't had breakfast yet!

And Angry Hippie, as always, you make me happy. That giant yarn would make a fun rug, but I don't know how it would hold up to wear.

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« Reply #21 on: March 12, 2011 11:58:28 AM »

 Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin

Wonderful yarns, everyone!!
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2011 12:47:39 PM »

Wow, that's a lot of yarn/spinning!  Shocked Great work, all! (of course, it isn't fair to call it "work"...  Smiley)
Just as evidence that I did do some spinning this week, here's some that's in-progress:

The gorgeous fiber is from Modern Spin (freestyle).
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« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2011 01:20:02 PM »

Sorry I am last posting again ...

Corridale with Colored Merino 2-ply

Matching color 2-ply merino

Navajo 3-ply

2-ply w/ thread and merino

KNotted yarn from combed batt

3-ply combed batt

2-ply combed batt

2-ply combed batt with thread

combed batts

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« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2011 02:53:51 PM »

yum Volomortuus! Very pretty and funky!
Calluna that's so pretty!

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« Reply #25 on: March 12, 2011 04:24:18 PM »

Wow!  All these yarns are sooo yummy! 

Maybe I can get Freestyle to show off what she spun up for me today?!  Smiley

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« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2011 03:50:57 PM »

Oh volomortuus, i think i'm in love.

I love looms.
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« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2011 08:14:00 PM »

Oh volomortuus, i think i'm in love.

seconded! I so want to do these sorts of yarns, they are so wonderful! I just don't have the courage to try.  Undecided

Ah, well. Tomorrow is another day...?  Wink

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« Reply #28 on: March 14, 2011 05:37:48 AM »

All of the yarns in here are so wonderful!  I love it!  I really must learn how to spin this year.  Cheesy

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