Friday, August 10, 2012

Spinning Again

I hadn't spun for quite a while, not since Sleeping Beauty. I'd broken the brake band. 
Finally I got a new one though and decided to give it a whirl again.

I used some (I think?) Corriedale wool which I've had in my possession for quite a while.
Spinning was a little rough at first, but soon settled down. Plyed, it evened out very nicely and is overall probably a two-ply aran or heavy worsted weight yarn.

This is before dyeing. I had been planning to make a (shh!) SECRET PROJECT with blue wool but I was fresh out. Rather than buying some I figured I could just dye my own.

Not quite as royal blue as I'd hoped, but it definitely fits the bill.

A clue you say? For the (shh!) SECRET PROJECT?

Well, here you go.

That's all folks!

(posted by Chloe)

P.S. Apologies for the long absence. 

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