Monday, April 5, 2010

Addicted to Spinning

The Ravelympics took a lot out of me. I not only knit my first sweater, but also a heavily cabled hat, a pair of man-sized socks, and my first laceweight & beaded wrap...all in 17 days! Since then, I finished up a couple of outstanding WIPs (works in progress) and found I was not really motivated to start anything in my queue.

What to do??? Get back on the wheel, of course...the spinning wheel.

So I have finally finished spinning my first singles (single ply yarns) on my spinning wheel. And last night I tried something new...I Navajo plied one of them. Here are some pics.

Roving that I dyed with Easter egg dyes last year (superwash merino).

After plying and skeining on the niddy noddy.

A close-up

I still have the other half to ply...but that can wait till tonight :)LOL


Patty said...

Simply gorgeous!

All For Love Of Yarn! said...

That is really beautiful, it looks like it is spun really well, too! I love it! I hope to learn to spin someday myself, for now I'd rather be at the dye-pot!

Alaskan Nancy said...

So wonderful! I'm a beginning spinner and not doing any practicing; your beautiful results make me want to!