30 July 2015

Alpacas

Ok....so a recent trip to New Era Fibers and Long Hollow Alpacas resulted in a mill tour and a visit with the Mums and babies....so much fun on a school night.  Also resulted in a yarn purchase....go figure.




































25 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Blue Hawaiian

Ok....last one...beautiful.  I'm happy with the chain plying and the batts were lovely to work with.






21 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Smoothie

Ok....beautiful merino graded...fun and sparkles...























16 July 2015

Candy

Ok....so a recent visit to Canada yielded many great adventures and yes....a bit of Coffee Crisp.  Why can't we get this everywhere in the States?  And why have even the Canadians stopped selling Sweet Maries....?  Why?  However, some Smarties did make it back with me.

14 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Pixie Stix


Ok...number two in the Batts installment.



09 July 2015

Spinning Batts - Cosmopolitan

Ok....spinning a few batts for fun...love these.





06 July 2015

Twilight Yak

Ok....so some more lovely Yak and Silk form Greenwood Fiberwork...  The first picture is more true to the colour.

22 June 2015

Spinning Romney

Ok.....So I have spun Romney before, and from Far Out Farm....but again I am in love with how this spins.  This green is a blend...Romney and Alpaca....soft, fluffy and so well prepared.  Joy!!!



14 June 2015

Handspun Cowl

Ok...so this is a combo knit...mostly bulky handspun, but also a bit of sari yarn.  Interesting.  Patten was the infinity cowl with 103 CO sts.

08 June 2015

Spinning Tribe

Ok....interesting spin.  Yak and Silk...slippery.  Five one ounce hanks spun into a grade.



02 June 2015