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31  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday!! 3-20-09 on: March 21, 2009 12:10:42 PM
Baby Bird and Hallelujah are gorgeous!

Thanks darlingbug!!! I'm drooooling over the warm and muted colours of Taj!!!
32  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Discussion and Questions / Re: Ashford loom versus Kromski loom on: March 21, 2009 06:49:48 AM

I have my loom hung on my wall as well. I live in a small apartment and I am hard pressed for space! Hanging the loom works out perfectly! I can take a picture of it for you to see what I have done with my loom space. I also occasionally hang yarn on the loom too. heheheh It just looks so pretty!! I can't help it!

Good luck with loom purchasing!

33  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Completed Projects / Re: My first woven shawl :) on: March 21, 2009 06:44:58 AM
Laura this is so pretty!! It looks soft too. I love weaving things like this, and this is a beaut!!

 Cheesy  Cheesy  Cheesy
34  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday!! 3-20-09 on: March 20, 2009 10:41:54 AM

I think I Like "Camel Caravan" best...

Me tooo!!!
35  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday!! 3-20-09 on: March 20, 2009 08:22:56 AM
Gorgeous yarns ladies!!

veludo: That natural colour is gooorgeous! Yum! I love the thick, soft singles!

Kittyboo : That rosey color is delicious! Nicely spun!! Welcome!!
36  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Fiber Friday!! 3-20-09 on: March 20, 2009 07:34:28 AM
Happy Fiber Friday!!!!!!! Let me kick this off!!

It has been a busy week! Here's what I've been up to:


Baby Bird
73 yds
Hand dyed by me
Superwash Merino

This stuff is disgustingly soft! This is the second softest skein I've ever spun out before. Second only to the skein I spun out of pure silk. The softness of this one almost doesn't make sense! I just want to roll around it in and giggle!! ... I mean uh... look over there!!!


232 yds
Merino, Silk, Bamboo, Firestar, Angelina

I got this loooovely fiber at a local fiber festival a few months back! The Kid n Ewe Fiber Festival. I look forward to this festival every year! I'm lucky to have it so close by. The colour of these singles was somewhat hard to photograph, simply because it's so sparkly. It tricks the camera!


Merino + Tussah
I forgot to measure the yardage. Doh!!

This is my favorite colour this week. This colour is absolutely decadent! The merino and tussah make a luxurious blend in these soft fluffy spun singles. I don't know if I'll keep this one for myself or sell it off. Hmm.


123 yards
4 oz.
100% hand painted Romney from Spunky Eclectic fiber club - August 2008 installment

I love working with Romney but I never know what to do with the yarn. This was a dream to spin!! It practically spun itself. Left to myself I would not have chosen the colours, but they ended up spinning up nicely. I started it on my spindle and then transfered it to the wheel when I was reminded how much I don't love spindle spinning.

Bieow Bieow is pleased!

37  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Discussion and Questions / Re: Ashford loom versus Kromski loom on: March 20, 2009 05:45:13 AM
I have only used the Ashford loom but I love it! I have the 32" rigid heddle and have no complaints. It's a great loom!
38  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Who's Got An Ashford?? on: March 18, 2009 07:43:42 PM
Me! Me! Oh I have an ashford.

I've had it for about... a year and a half I suppose. I can't quite remember when I got the wheel really. I would have shared her earlier but I just got a camera yesterday! Yay more fiber fridays!!

This is Doreen. Named after an Old 97's song.

39  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday Feb 27th 2009 on: February 27, 2009 12:18:03 PM
Hello Ladies!!

I have quite a bit to show. I'll only select a few but I'll have more in my blog shortly, they are already all on my flickr account! Beauties!!

Tea and Roses

Rose Water

Mill ends spun chunky thick and thin, then plied/wrapped in cotton crochet thread.

Pure Silk

Mississippi Rhubarb

My first core spun! Delicious felted baby merino.

Northern Lights

Six sister skeins in the same dye lot. Organic merino spun super fluffy and delicious!
There are three sets of two matching mini-skeins.

and last but not least a group shot!

40  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / Re: Hand cards to roving on: February 25, 2009 10:52:22 AM
Ah thats the exact way that I pull my hand cards into roving!

 I prefer to do it that way rather than spin rolags. I hate spinning rolags.

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