Monthly Archives: February 2013

SPAKAL Update! Second bobbin

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I’m working on the second bobbin now. This will be a 2-ply yarn so should be fairly quick.

This is such a dream to spin. It’s a shame that Yarn chef has closed her shop this year. :( if you have any Yarn Chef fiber you don’t plan to use send them my way hehehehe

Loving the colors and the bamboo makes it slightly shiny. This is going to a gorgeous shawl.

Spun to knit Update – singles

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I’m currently working on Yarn Chef’s 60% Merino/40% Bamboo fiber right now. The colors are gorgeous and bamboo is really pleasant to spin. I’m going to make this a 2-ply lace weight yarn for a shawlette. Question: when your flyer only came with one set/side of hooks, is there any way I can wind the yarn onto the bobbin more evenly? I decided to not get a WW for my Kiwi and instead just save the money for a Matchless later. Perhaps I should get a sliding hook flyer that was made for Kiwi 2?

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Rose Gold Jewelry on Gilt

Rose Gold Jewelry on Gilt

So pretty! I love the combination of pink and rose gold…

SPAKAL Update

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Here is my update for SPAKAL 2013. I haven’t decided what I’m gonna make with it other than I want a sweater.

This is a pound of merino wool I bought from Crown Mountain Fibers. I got it in ecru undyed roving, spun lacewight singles and then made into 3-ply yarn. Then I dyed it with iDye by Jacquard in olive color. This is the end result!