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« on: August 31, 2015 04:23:29 PM »


I've been working on this for over a year.
I started with some local, white alpaca, dyed it with Easter colors,

carded it into fluffy, sparkly batts,


And spun it into thick n' thin yarn!

I made a total of 22 batts, from 1.8 oz to 2.8 oz each.
These 3 are 9oz @ 290 yds, 8.3oz @ 290 yds, and 9oz @ 270 yds.
I have another drying that is 10oz @ 245 yds
and another still on the bobbin, yet to be measured.
I also have 1 batt left that I don't think I will spin on it's own. I guess I will hang onto it.
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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2015 05:57:52 PM »

Oh, wow!!!

Love the colors!

And what a lot of work!  I bet you are glad that the bulk of it is done now.
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2015 07:31:20 PM »

Was well worth the work - it turned out awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2015 03:24:11 AM »

So pretty. I'd love to see how it knits up.  Should be gorgeous.
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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2015 07:35:34 AM »

Who would have thought sh*t could be so pretty?? Gorgeous!
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« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2015 07:53:40 AM »

I am glad it's done, but it was so much fun. I would totally do it again sometime. I have enough alpaca left, I may do it again with a different scheme. Love it!
I would love to see how they knit up, too. Too bad I don't knit!
The right kind of anything is great, even sh*t has a nice side. We have found sh*t's "silver lining," and it is rainbow colored.
Thanks for the kind words, y'all.
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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2015 10:20:08 AM »

Just gorgeous!  It reminds me of cotton candy.
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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2015 08:55:37 PM »

Beautiful job, Jexx!!
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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2015 06:49:40 AM »

Wow it looks amazing, Ive always wanted to learn how to do that
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2015 03:48:01 PM »

I love the color in this yarn!! And the name Wink I'd love to get my hands one something like this.
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