February 2009


I’m not sure I’m making progress, but here’s the next 17 yards:

the second batch of handspun

the second batch of handspun

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Guess what I made yesterday?

1 5/16″ dowel rod + 1 toy wheel (3/8″ hole) + 1 cup hook + 2 hair elastics =

1 spindle.

1 spindle + some hand-dyed wool (thank you Naked Sheep dye lady) = this:

20 yards of my very first handspun.

20 yards of my very first handspun.

 

Oh, and here’s the dramatic shot:

dramatic lighting! (sunrise pics)

dramatic lighting! (sunrise pics)

Two-ply handspun. Not the most even, but I think I was getting better toward the end; of course, I flipped the ply so there’s equal amounts of amateurishness at both ends of the yarn.

I’ll post more when I figure out what to do with it.