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For Days

I’ve got red singles for days.

Two more bobbins full of singles to be plied, as well as two partial bobbins hanging out for the next plying session. 319 more words

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And Then There Were Two

I finished another skein of red two-ply, this one coming in at just about the same yardage as the last.

So, that’s 1000 yards. I’ve already begun the next set of bobbins, working on the singles in my spare moments. 70 more words

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Day 12 Tour de Fleece 2018

….This yarn is actually day 9.. it’s another braid of Polwarth/Pearl 75/25..spun on two bobbins and then plyed…

It’s 10/11 wpi and 163 meters, 95grams.

Handspinning

Tour de Fleece 2018: Half-way There!

We’ve reached the halfway point of the Tour de Fleece, and here’s how my projects are going:

The wheel spin is going incredibly well. I’m almost done with the first bobbin (I hope to finish it tomorrow) and hope to finish the second by the end of the tour. 182 more words

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That Rest Day

I used it to not spin. I think this is the first year I’ve ever actually used the rest day to take a break from spinning. 216 more words

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Show and tell

There were some very special pieces there this week. Alexis helped us learn more about silk . There were some good discussions about how you make things look better and more original by using colour and texture. 138 more words

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Rest Day

Technically, today is a TdF rest day I believe. And I am intending to use it as such.

But for me, yesterday was a rest day. 163 more words

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