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Monday, February 13, 2012

Monday Morning post

So, with this shiny new crafting space, I've been spinning a bit every day.

This one was a bit of a disappointment. There were some unexpected colors hidden inside the batt, and they combined in some unexpected ways.
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I have had similar things happen in the past and oddly, most of the time I end up liking the object that the yarn is made of in the end just fine. So I will remain optimistic. 517 yards of a lace weight two ply.

This one is fiber made from Feistywoman Designs sock batts. Her fiber is a joy to spin, always. It ended up a little short on yardage but it's a sport weight yarn so it should work out fine for thicker socks. 325 yards of sport weight three ply.

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Here's the room, by the way.

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It's easy to go in there with my laptop and a couple of DVDs and spin and enjoy the bright daylight and clean surroundings. I could use a more comfortable spinning chair but it is good in a way because it keeps me from sitting in one place too long.

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I did get better photos of the rainbow shawl and they're on the flickr feed if you want to see more. I'm rather fond of this one.
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In other news, Biscuit now has his own Facebook page. What is this world coming to?
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1 comment:

Kitsune said...

I really do love the first yarn you've shown, it's very pretty. The colors work together really well. And I like your cat, he reminds me of a light version of my cat :)