Odds and Ends

And now, for a general spinning update, and a chance to show off the projects that have been languishing in my closet due to an influx of other distractions (cough, cough, the Walking Wheel, cough) . . . Here is the Flamenco fiber, almost all spun into singles. (On the drop spindle, top whorl.)

The End Is In Sight

The End Is In Sight

Oh, and if you’re wondering about the twins, I didn’t want to wind off an entire spindle full, so my dad made me a second one and I spun the other half of the fiber on that. An extra spindle is a very handy thing.

And here is my Wensleydale (first quality) roving spun into a thick single on the big, bottom-whorl spindle. I plan to dye this either chocolate brown or turquoise, then ply it with thin pink silk.
Smooshy Singles

Smooshy Singles

The following single is a blend of black wool, silk, and black Angelina (sparkly stuff), spun on the Saxony wheel. I’ve got another, oh, six ounces to spin. Eventually. It’s hard to go back to something you’ve already played with when there are new possibilites hovering before your face.

On The Spool

On The Spool

2 Responses to Odds and Ends
  1. Flamenco dancer
    December 10, 2008 | 8:42 am

    Hi

    I am interested in the Flamenco fiber, can you send me an email to where you bought it or post a link ?
    Thanks

  2. Rebekah
    December 10, 2008 | 6:47 pm
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