Mad Dash

I think all the Christmas in the air is getting to me. Or maybe it’s the thought of New Year coming up. However it happened, I am now officially jumping off the deep end. I’m going to attempt to spin all of this . . .



. . . before January first.

You read that correctly.

It seems like the perfect time of year to finish up the old and get ready for the new. Although I didn’t quite know how much old I had to finish up. That’s three pounds, seven and two-eighths ounces of miscellaneous spinning projects I’ve let stack up. And New Year is ten days away. That’s over five and a half ounces a day!

I don’t want spinning to completely dominate the rest of this year, so trying to get it all done might be too stressful. But getting most of it done would be nice.

2 Responses to Mad Dash
  1. Mama Mentor
    December 22, 2008 | 6:41 pm

    My first question would be, about how many ounces would be “normal” for you to spin in a day? I know that depends on how thick you are spinning it, but I’m just asking for a rough estimate.

    Also? The blue fiber looks like cotton candy–good enough to eat!

  2. Rebekah
    December 22, 2008 | 8:15 pm

    With my standard “three-ply, light worsted” yarn, I think the most I’ve spun in a day would be . . . oooh, I don’t believe I’ve ever kept a record. I’m guessing that I’ve done four ounces in a day, but that was after spending most of the afternoon on it.

    I’ve got a huge range in yarn weights for all those projects, so I figure it will even out.

    I just love the way the blue turned out! It makes me want to squish it whenever I see it.

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