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« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2014 09:56:29 PM »

day 1!
 did anyone else get their spinning done?  I got about 7oz spun. I don't know yardage yet, as I'm going to not waste time figuring that out just yet! Must keep spinning!
Spinzilla 2014 - Day 1 by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr
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« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2014 03:49:25 PM »

I don't know how much I got done, but it wasn't a whole lot. I have spun everyday so far though, which lately is doing pretty good.
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« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2014 09:59:05 PM »

I feel like I'm in the same boat, Mel! though I'm feeling pretty pumped about finishing the green yarn.
Spinzilla days 2&3 by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

I'm diving into the hot chocolate batts I blended up last winter. They just can't languish any longer! Wink That'll happen tomorrow. Hopefully I can get all 6 batts done by friday night...
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« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2014 10:01:57 PM »

I need to get a picture of my progress. I just finished up a single, that is part of a 2 ply. Now I just need to spin the other single and ply them together.
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« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2014 07:57:36 AM »

Spinzilla 2014 - Day 4 by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

my hot chocolate batts are so squishy! I love them spun up Cheesy  This is 4+ ounces of woollen squishiness so far. And I'm working on another 2+ today. It'll be 6 ounces of 2 ply.
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« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2014 10:36:11 AM »

And now I feel like a slacker. I've spun maybe 2.5 to 3 oz.
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« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2014 07:38:23 AM »

Awe! Don't feel that way! There are other life things that have to happen (like laundry and kid chasing and everything else) that get in the way.  I stayed up way past my bed time to spin, and am paying for it in other ways.

Yesterdays efforts are pretty amazing tho.. But I didn't have to leave the house.  I think that helped.
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« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2014 03:43:49 PM »

So here's what I've gotten done so far.

One finished single:


And a single I'm working on:


They both are the exact same fiber, just prepared in different ways. The first is a little over 2 oz spun from rolags.

The bottom is spun from top blended on a hackle and then dizzed off.
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« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2014 11:38:01 AM »



I finished the previous single and then spun up this single after the kids had gone to bed. It is around 3 oz I think.
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« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2014 06:49:38 PM »

Yay yarn! well done Mel!

I got distracted at the end there!  This is my final picture, minus the green yarn, it went to a new home before i remembered I needed a picture.

ETA: My final yardage spun (including ply tally) was 2648 yards!

Spinzilla 2014 - The finish photo by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

I suppose that wraps up Spinzilla 2014 for Craftster! Thanks for playing along, Meleriffic!
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