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« on: December 16, 2011 06:04:01 PM »

I don't believe you ladies. During the summer I asked where all the spinners where and Bella excused them saying it's too hot to spin and now that it's 9 days before Christmas I'm still not seeing Yarns. There wasn't even any last week! Sure, I've only spun 1 yarn recently but hey, I've been busy. And lazy. I can do that I have a baby in me.
Here she is:
Silk, Merino, Angelina, plied with straight wool. Tried for the first being more wrapped around the wool, like a semi-corespun coily whatever, but that didn't really work too well, especially when I wrapped it on the Niddy Noddy. I'm spinning another bobbin of just the white wool to use as for a core on what I'm hoping will be a real corespun (as in I'm not spinning the other fiber before wrapping it like I did on this one) but we'll see how that works. Anywho, here she is:

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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2011 06:19:40 PM »

I think it's gorgeous!!!!  Now it's knitting season!  to much knitting going on Wink Grin
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2011 06:35:11 PM »

Pretty!
I have a good excuse for no yarn lol finals and then sick yay...  Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2011 06:51:17 PM »

I'm working on selling 2 of my wheels right now. Considering selling the 3rd. So no spinning.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2011 07:00:30 PM »

that's so pretty! 
i only have one more paper to finish before i'm done with the semester and i'm hoping to get some spinning done over winter break.   Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2011 07:20:55 PM »

That yarn is pretty.  I'm trying to get up the motivation to teach myself to spin, but it's intimidating.  These posts are inspiring, though.
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2011 07:38:27 PM »

I just realized.... I have spun something this week! ha!  Will take pics and post tomorrow if I can find the time.... I've got a holiday party to go to, which requires that I make pie.  And lots of it.  And egg nog.   I'll at the very least to find time for picture taking Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2011 04:19:00 AM »

That looks gorgeous. I hope to have a car soon and be able to get to my studio, where my spinning wheel is. I miss her so.
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« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2011 05:11:34 AM »

Jexx, that is gorgeous!

I have not had much time for spinning the last few weeks, but I have a Babe Bulky Production wheel now. Santa let me have it early. It is driving me nuts that I'm too busy to use it right now. I've played a little bit, and it spins like a dream, just don't have a finished yarn yet.

I need to make an art yarn for the Decades of Fashion challenge on FaceBook. It is due on the 31st. If I get it done, it will be right under the wire. I won't have much spinning time until the 28th or 29th. Still thinking of what I will spin. My decade is the 1890's. Have some ideas, but need to gather my extras to go with the wool. Smiley

 
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« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2011 06:11:33 AM »

Hey thanks for the compliments everyone. I've kind of been on spinning hiatus these past few months but now I have ideas and I can't get them done fast enough! Mostly because I have 2 more Christmas presents to finish before I can start them. And housework, bah, f***ing housework... I did get some of that yucky overspun horrible horrible first-spins that I inherited somehow dyed last night (with syringes and the kids, fun!) and I plan on having it unspun, respun, and somehow maybe plied by next week. Taking progress shots all the way! But first I need to finish the corespun I'm working on. But first I need to finish this pegasus and this Chevelle... But first i need to...
Lark, an 1890's inspired yarn sounds amazing. Will there be lace involved?
Megan, DO IT! I recommend starting on a spindle. So many great videos and tutorials out there and if you need help you have a whole family of spinners right here just waiting to suck you in get you addicted help you learn.
Antsy, why are you selling? Please explain. I just can't understand this bout of insanity!
Bella, I'm WAIting!
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