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1  Re: Fiber Friday (11 Aug 06) in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: August 11, 2006 07:02:50 AM
I love fiber friday!

Faerietail - I love the textures of your yarns! They look wonderful!

Pixiefarts - The colors in your fiber are fabulous! What method/dyes do you use?

Here's what I've been doing this week that I didn't already post in my post earlier this week:

The first one is called Purple Popsicles. When I was dying my fiber, I wanted something moodier and brooding, but I think I am doomed to always spin up cheery yarns!

The Second one is The Green Giant Gets a Soft Side, and is soo soo soft.

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2  Yarn porn: Green-Eyed Monster and some starry madness! in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: August 08, 2006 02:54:54 PM
I've been spinning like crazy and am so proud of my creations!

The first is called Green-Eyed monster and is a wonderfully colored two-ply.

The second is called I'm Glad I Hitched My Apple Wagon to your Star and is inspired by the Boy Least Likely To song. The best part about this yarn is I spun it up with some shiny gold nylon fibers I got from HelloYarn.com, but I can't for the life of me get the sparkly fiber to show up in the pictures. Do any of you wonderful fiber photographers have any tricks?

Here are sparkle-less photos:

Action shot! whoooshhhh

and thank you to all your wonderful spinners on craftster, new and experienced, who inspire me so much! There is so much creatvity here!
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3  Re: Fiber Friday (28 July 06) in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: July 28, 2006 08:44:25 AM
My mom's friend let me borrow her spinning wheel indefinitely and I love it. I've been spining up a storm, but only took picture of one completed yarn.* More will be coming up on my etsy shop though!

*EDIT-Took one more picture just now!

This one is called strawberry sunrise

And Chickfactor, named after a lovely Belle and Sabastian song

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4  Fiber Friday / June 09, 2006 in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: June 09, 2006 08:16:21 AM
I am shocked, I see no fiber friday for today yet! So here we go!

I was busy with exams and whatnot before graduation this week, so all i got done was this, but I am satisfied with it!

Presenting: Strawberry with a dash of kiwi

and here is the action shot:

Now I want to see what the rest of you are up to!
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5  Re: Fiber Friday / June 02, 2006 in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: June 02, 2006 02:05:13 PM
All the posts so far are SO gorgeous!

I've been working on this one off and on all week. Presenting, Candy Mountain! I just put it up on my etsy shop.

Has anyone else noticed that etsy uploaded pictures never look as good as flickr uploaded pictures? Maybe it is just me.
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6  Re: Fiber Friday 5/26 in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: May 26, 2006 12:24:44 PM
wow! I'm so in love with all the gorgeous yarns posted so far!

I spun this up this week and it is by far my favorite.

Presenting: frog guts!

It's selling on my etsy store which I opened just last night! I am excited!

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7  Re: second real try(s) at spinning! in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: May 20, 2006 06:58:11 AM
Thank you for all your nice words!

I just finished this one yesterday and felt silly putting it in a new topic, but I love it so much! I had a hard time getting a picture to both accurately display the colors and do the colorwork justice, but this is the best I got!
Mr Grasshopper serenades us tales of summer
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8  second real try(s) at spinning! in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: May 17, 2006 05:13:11 PM
I'm getting addicted!

Strawberry Shortcake Tours the Milk Farm

Frankenstein Goes Trick-or-Treating

The Emperor Gets New Robes
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9  First spun yarn!!! in Spinning: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: May 02, 2006 01:53:18 PM
Well not really, I spun a few yards of some lumpy yarn  I received for free for a test drive, but then I pulled out the free brown wool I had received from the site on the mill ends topic and spun away!

I am so proud! It turned out much better than I expected, and I must sing many praises to http://www.dettasspindle.com/ for my wonderful beginner's spindle. She was so helpful throughout the whole transaction! I may dye this bit of yarn with kool-aid to get a more interesting color (i love knitting with colors!) but am undecided as I really like it as it is.

I can't wait to spin more!

I am curious as to what most of you spinners usually do with the two ends of the skein? I had them tied together when I hung them to dry, but do you usually leave them loose or tied up?
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10  First Scarf!!! in Knitting: Completed Projects by wealleatpasta on: November 02, 2005 12:49:35 PM
I was inspired by Craftster to knit when I came upon this site via google when looking for something to make for my iPod. So I went out and bought some yarn and a book "Knitting Pretty" with fabulous beginner's projects, and I made a ton of bookmarks/rectangles until I was ready to tackle my first project: a scarf!

It's really nothing special, especially compared to all the wonderful things people make on this site, but I am so proud of making something useful! I used Lion's Brand Wool-ease to make it and when I was done with it, I used my dog's brush to pull whatever wool was in there out and disguise some of the garter stitch.

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