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LaughingLark
« on: September 02, 2011 07:17:38 PM »

It's been a busy week for most of us, I think. Since there is no FF thread yet, I'll start us off again.  Smiley

These pictures were hastily taken tonight, right before the sun went down. I'll try for better pics later on.


The whole pile:


Hope you all have a great weekend!
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2011 07:39:48 PM »

wowowowow!!!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2011 08:09:01 PM »

holy cow!  all spun this week?  you are a machine.  This fingering weight I'm spinning has been hurting my hands Sad  It's taking soooo long!  But that green in the first picture is awesome  I love it.
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nikschaf
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2011 08:31:13 PM »

I love the pink and orange one on the left in the first pic!

Now that the Sheep to Shawl challenge is done, I hope to get back to some more spinning soon!
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2011 08:33:29 PM »

I'm liking the green-blue in the middle of the top pic. Sadly, nothing to share this week, but maybe I will have some next week. At the market tomorrow I am planning on experimenting with a Sari I ripped up these past few days.  Shocked
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inle_rah
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2011 06:24:46 AM »

Holy lot of yarn!  Those look fantastic.

I was not nearly so productive, and I'm late to the party, but I did have one new yarn this week.

End of Summer handspun yarn by inlerah, on Flickr
End of Summer handspun yarn
Merino, Wool/Mohair,Border Leicester Locks & Butterfly Blue Sparkle Fiber.
single ply, thick n thin
1.4 oz / 110 yards
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charaxesdistanti
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2011 07:10:13 AM »

Finally have something small to share, I never get enough to time to spin Sad I wanted to try some art yarn, so I tried to make coils/beehives, first time not too great second time was a little better. Still not sure how to actually do them but I liked the outcome.

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IdlersDesign
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2011 10:28:08 AM »

This is what I made last week.

Left = grey sheep wool from my fleece. Right = Merino in 2 colours. It's so soft that's very difficult to spin (I think these rovings were ment for felting rather than spinning).

Love the yarn you all made this week, all such happy colours!
The art yarn is pretty, charaxesdistanti! What are you going to use it for?
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2011 12:44:42 PM »

So I've mostly been knitting, but I did get 5 skeins done (only 875 yards total).

Falkland Cream

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« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2011 01:32:14 PM »

Wow! Late to start, but oh so wonderful a Fiber Friday!  The coils and hives are great, the End of summer is so nommy, Idlers those are so squishy!, And the Falklands cream is so beautiful.
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