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crumpet
« on: January 02, 2007 01:49:05 AM »

I haven't had time to spin anything since July, and this yarn had been sitting on my wheel half done until yesterday.  One of my resolutions was to make more time for spinning, so I started by finishing it off.

It's not technically perfect, but it's exactly what I want for the project I have in mind. Smiley

It's 75 grams of a merino/silk blend, and has a beautiful sheen and softness.

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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2007 11:47:52 AM »

I'm planning one skein per week at least for this year. (resolutions are easy to break, so I'm making plans, dangit)
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« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2007 03:25:48 PM »

Ooh, that's a good idea -- I think I'll aim for that too. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2007 04:50:17 PM »

That's a beautiful color and i really like the look of your yarn!

And, frankly, resolutions that involve things i WANT to do are ones I WANT to make! 

I resolve to spin every day.  I resolve to learn to spin thicker squishy yarn and to learn to spin more evenly. 

Why aren't ALL my resolutions this fun?
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2007 08:57:27 PM »

i love that red, crumpet!  Good to see you are back on the wagon!
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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2007 07:17:43 PM »

I love how the deepness of the red is highlighted by the white! I'd love to see what you make out of it.  I never thought of adding spinning to my new years resolution list.  Im a beginner anyway so making better yarn is always going to be at the top of my list.
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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2007 08:45:02 AM »

that is a luscious looking skein! I love how the fibers have blended together- neither one gets lost, but it doesn't end up looking plied. Lovely job!
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