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« on: January 14, 2012 11:16:10 AM »

Hi All!
I'm new on this board, I usually post in the handweaving board.
I've bought a Kromsky minstrel, unfinished wheel that I paint and lacquered.

Here my new wheel as I painted it

My Kromsky Minstrel Handpainted and laquered by me di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

some details shots

Particular of the green accents on the Wheel di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

FlickrP1090069 di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

An artistic shot

FlickrP1090072 di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

and now, the thing for we're here:

105mt of 2 ply wollen, long drafted wool. very soft and fluffy. Wool from Germany

Long-Draw wollen Wool di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

and the first three skeins:

first bunch of 2-ply worsted wool Skeins (50-60g each) di D-Apostrofo, su Flickr

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msg me if you're interested in a private swap! ^_^
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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012 11:38:55 AM »

Lucky! Cheesy I love it! Its a very lovely spinning wheel. A spinning wheel is on my DO WANT list someday of course down the road a bit in an area with more places a gal can dream right?  Roll Eyes I know nothing about using one yet but dagnabbit I want to learn! LOL

Trying to get back into the swing of things. Trying to move forward and make big changes in my life come join me on my journey if you like!
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2012 07:08:39 AM »

Those yarns look scrumptious! Are you planning on dyeing them or are you just going to use them as they are? Or do you know yet?

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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2012 12:33:33 PM »

Thanks for encouraging, that yarns are waiting to be natural dyed with walnut, and purple cabbages. they'll be dyed with some silk stoles my girlfriend and I are weaving.

« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2012 09:25:47 AM »

Your wheel is stunning -- I've never seen such delicate handpainted accents.  Gorgeous.

Your yarn is so nice -- lovely, and welcome to the spinning board!
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