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AishaCelia
« on: April 09, 2006 12:33:48 PM »

Ok, So I was going through my old digital pics today and ran across a photo of my first yarns ever. I would love to see everyones first yarns. Here are mine:

http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/3074first_yarns.JPG
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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2006 12:38:36 PM »

those are all really pretty! good job for your first!!
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2006 10:13:15 PM »

those are really good for firsts! especially the one on the right - the colors are really pretty. mine is pretty bad, but cute in its own little way:

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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2006 10:17:23 PM »

faithin-I love it! It's an awesome little baby skein.
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2006 09:52:08 AM »

They are great to look back at.  I would love to take part, but my PC died last week and I have lost all my old pics of yarn...   Sad
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2006 06:39:26 AM »

Officially my first post of pics ever... hoping I do it right.

I got my drop spindle last week. I'm definitely still learning! I've never even seen anyone spin, so I have no idea if I'm doing it right, just figuring it out as I go along. The blue is some wool roving I picked up to play with when I got my spindle. The grey-ish color is some raw wool that I washed and carded and then spun.

My first attempts:



The gray yarn:



A hat made of the finished products:



All the yarn is 2-ply, and all of it is different weight. But it's my favorite hat ever now :-P Oh, and sorry for the crappy pics, I used my cam phone.
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2006 07:14:12 AM »



I didn't take a photo of the yarn before deciding to make a hat, sadly.  The hat ended up too small for me (since there was only a small amount of yarn) so I gave it to a friend's kid.
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