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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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What materials did you use? 100 % Rambouillet fiber

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What are you most proud of? I love the way the colors look together when they are spun.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I used 2 drop spindles for each section of the 2 ply. I divided the fiber in half length wise and separated the first half into 5 sections and spun them in succession. The other half, i divided into 2 (one really large piece and one section that was about 1/4. I spun all of each color in succession and ended with the final 1/4th. I ended up with 117 yards from 1 oz. I haven't washed and thwacked it yet, but it appears to be a light-mid fingering weight yarn. Final result was 454 yards :-) and it is absolutely beautiful! I decided to knit this into the Rustic Autumn shawl and really liked how it turned out.

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