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Topic: Fibre Friday Jan 10, 2013  (Read 1316 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2014 07:19:48 PM »

Everyone's spinning is so pretty!! Alexus, I love that green(?) yarn. Is that sparkly?! I agree that the consistency is wonderful! One of the first things I noticed was how even it looked! Belladune I <3 your yarn!! It looks so soft and squishy and I just wanna press my face into it!
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« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2014 08:34:56 PM »

Oh, Belladune, the colour is scrumptious in the windowsill pic! Lavender and aqua, wow, what a combo!

Ambercat, it's about 50% World of Wool 'glitzy mallard' which is loaded with rainbow trilobal nylon, so VERY sparkly Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2014 09:06:49 PM »

Gorgeous, beautiful, loverly!!

I'm out of the spinning department for a few months .... broke my ankle pretty badly, should have lost the foot, but I have plenty of yarn stashed and knitting to do.
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« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2014 05:56:30 AM »

Oh  no MLF! Shocked I hope everything heals well for you! At least you have your yarn stash to get you through. If all else fails you can use a drop spindle! Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2014 06:27:37 AM »

Cyndi!! That would be a tragedy in my books!!! Glad you still have your foot, and hope you heal up quick!  I always said tho, that as long as my hands were good, you'd still find me spinning.  e spinner, spindles, etc. But knitting is brilliant too.  I'm sure your stash of yarn is enormous.
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« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2014 10:49:00 AM »

OUCH! That is about as suckage as it gets!!! At least with the enforced idleness, you'll get a lot of knitting done O.o
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« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2014 02:22:39 PM »

I know I said something here, but I guess not! Hm! I even had something I was supposed to share, oh well, I guess you gals shall get it this Friday instead.

Bella, I am in love with those blue batts. Dr Seuss is right!

Alexus, are those all N-Plied? Those all look lovely. The middle one is my favorite. It should work up very nicely.
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« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2014 02:40:44 PM »

Only the green one is chain plied, the other two are andean plied. I have a fancy contraption I use for andean plying ridiculous quantities of yarn. And by fancy contraption, I mean the spindle and box that a roll of speaker wire came in. I wind onto my hand until it's unbearable, push it onto my wrist, wind some more, etc, then slide the whole mass off my arm onto the spindle and put the spindle back into it's box. From there, I can ply directly (as I did with the blue), or wind a plying ball (as I did with the alpaca).

I think I have enough of the blue to make some cute "non-felted slippers."


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« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2014 03:39:30 PM »

those would be really cute slippers!!
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