Monday, January 21, 2008

Lookie what I made

I made yarn. I bought this roving from Cavyshops on


Then I spun it on a drop spindle, and out came this:


I don't like so much how the colors spun together -- in some areas it's sort of muddied. And I do realize it's very lumpy. Much of that is because I'd never done it before, so I'm not spinning evenly yet. But because I like textured yarn, I actually did exaggerate it. I'm not sure what I'll make with it yet, since it only made 32 yards (not enough for a scarf).

Next up is this delectable alpaca/bamboo batting that I bought from Loop on

I hope to do a good job on this one, because it's so soft and beautiful. Maybe I'll take note of the process for a future blog item.

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