Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Ooops

All this time I've been spinning and knitting on my own, not even realizing that I never even posted pics of my roving or the spindle I'm using. Here's the roving I'm using.
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It's a 50/50 blend of merino/silk that I got from A Yarn Or a Tale. I can't remember what the color was called on the site but the card that was in the bag said Summer Border, so, I'm guessing that was probably it.

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This is the spindle I'm using. It's one of the ones my mom makes and sells. Except mine has the purple shaft because I asked really nicely. It's my current favorite spindle. I also started my shawl. I'm halfway through the charts but, it's a circular shawl so the rows keep getting longer and longer as I go. Right now, it's taking me half an hour to knit a row. Pics to come either later today or sometime soon.

2 comments:

Jane said...

Beautiful fiber color and your spindle is very pretty as well. Your spinning is really great. You have real fortitude making a circular shawl. It only gets longer and longer and then you have to add the edging at the end! I have done one myself so I know of what I speak :-) Still, worth the effort in the end.

Kirsten said...

The fiber and spindle are both beautiful. I'm looking forward to checking out the link to your mom's spindles.