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jexxican
« on: August 01, 2014 09:52:18 AM »

Where is everyone? Look what I've been doing!

Spinning that brown alpaca from a couple weeks ago at the market. 1/2 of the fleece gave me this weighing in at 10.6 oz and ~450 yards:

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And I've continued to clean and dye some white alpaca fleece.
The purple fractured but I like it, and the pink only dyed on the one side of each bag, weird. I had 2 bags of each color and one of the purples came out much stronger than the other. Love it!



And a happy rainbow in a box! I need to sort out 4 more bags of white and then I'm gonna card them. Hopefully I will get them spun up and then ply the single with a silver strand of something. I'm so excited! Right now it's call Unicorn Sh*t in my head, but I'm sure after I spin it and have to tag it I will have a better name for it.
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2014 10:09:46 AM »

Ooh, I like it!  I need me some Unicorn Sh*t!  Grin  I like the fractured purple, too!
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014 05:13:46 PM »

Love itttt!!!! The colors are great. I've got some masham/falkland blend going right now, not sure if i was to ply it or leave it as a single....
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2014 02:10:29 PM »

I love that fractured purple!  Want Want Want!  Smiley 
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jexxican
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2014 02:17:02 PM »

Thanks everyone! The purple wasn't how I was seeing it but I think it will be nice in the unicorn mash-up. Rodelphia, what is "Masham?" I've never heard of it before.
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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2014 09:40:48 AM »

Its more of a coarse feeling wool. My sister gave it to me, she got it on etsy. It was a natural light brown, very pretty. Then I dyed it red-orange. Smiley
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