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3rd Handspun 1st Art-Yarn

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1st Art Yarn

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Spindling: From Fluff to Stuff taught by Drucilla Pettibone

Unwind while practicing the ancient craft of spindling. Drucilla Pettibone introduces you to easy and inexpensive spinning methods.

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Category Spinning
Style Romantic, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? a blend of hand dyed wool roving with pulled silk fiber added

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What are you most proud of? It looks very pretty

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? be creative, enjoy the calmness of spinning yarn.

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Gorgeous yarn, and it looks like you are having fun!!

08/15/2013 Flag

thank you! i am having fun ~i can now spin and get into my "happy place" ~~~it is so Zen... now i like spinning better than knitting. LOL

08/16/2013 Flag

I, too, have traded in my knitting needles for glorious spindles (and in the future a wheel) I find it so calming and relaxing and it is is amazing to see the yarn that I can produce as I get better!

08/19/2013 Flag

:) Malkavian6, i too, plan to purchase a wheel in the near future. I am knitting a cowl with my handspun, it is amazing to knit with fibers twisted through our own fingers.

08/21/2013 Flag

Oops. Hit the wrong button. I really like the purple .. What else have you spun in there?

08/19/2013 Flag

there are bits of pulled sari silk added randomly.

08/21/2013 Flag