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Swatch of Preserving Colour

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Spinning Dyed Fibers taught by Felicia Lo

Don't spin out of control! Felicia Lo, founder of SweetGeorgia Yarns, shows you how to spin yarn confidently in the colors you've always wanted.

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Category Spinning
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Swatch of roving from sample colour pack

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Love it! How did you preserve the color?

11/07/2012 Flag

I split the roving in half lengthwise, spun each half on a separate bobbin, then plied the two back together, trying as much as possible to keep the colours lined up as I did so. Felicia talks about thisin one of the early lessons on preserving colour; she says she prefers navajo plying because there is less risk of the colours getting out of alignment, but I have done it this way a few times, and am getting better at it.

11/07/2012 Flag