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« on: January 14, 2012 11:16:10 AM »

Hi All!
I'm new on this board, I usually post in the handweaving board.
But
I've bought a Kromsky minstrel, unfinished wheel that I paint and lacquered.

Here my new wheel as I painted it


My Kromsky Minstrel Handpainted and laquered by me di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

some details shots


Particular of the green accents on the Wheel di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr


FlickrP1090069 di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

An artistic shot


FlickrP1090072 di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

and now, the thing for we're here:

105mt of 2 ply wollen, long drafted wool. very soft and fluffy. Wool from Germany


Long-Draw wollen Wool di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

and the first three skeins:


first bunch of 2-ply worsted wool Skeins (50-60g each) di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

Thanks for viewing!

Bye

D'ario
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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012 11:38:55 AM »

Lucky! Cheesy I love it! Its a very lovely spinning wheel. A spinning wheel is on my DO WANT list someday of course down the road a bit in an area with more places a gal can dream right?  Roll Eyes I know nothing about using one yet but dagnabbit I want to learn! LOL
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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2012 07:08:39 AM »

Those yarns look scrumptious! Are you planning on dyeing them or are you just going to use them as they are? Or do you know yet?
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2012 12:33:33 PM »

Thanks for encouraging, that yarns are waiting to be natural dyed with walnut, and purple cabbages. they'll be dyed with some silk stoles my girlfriend and I are weaving.

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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2012 09:25:47 AM »

Your wheel is stunning -- I've never seen such delicate handpainted accents.  Gorgeous.

Your yarn is so nice -- lovely, and welcome to the spinning board!
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