Saturday, July 03, 2010

TdF: Day 1 + Wyatt being cute

Tour de Fleece: Day 1
my first skein: 2ply Jacob from roving purchased at MDSW 2010. 220yds/58g, spun longdraw from the fold, fulled to finish. i wanted to start with something easy, so small quantity + roving = fast and fun to spin!

i'm loving the hot weather--the skein dried completely in a couple of hours. i adore the yarn. it's so light and airy. i hope the rest comes out so nice. next up is dark CVM fleece.
Wyatt
in other news, i've had quite a bit of time off for the holiday and i took the opportunity to unpack and organize my craft room. yes, i've been living in the house for almost a year, why do you ask? anyway, i had this suitcase full of scraps that i organized by color and wyatt decided to be super helpful by hiding in the suitcase just as i was ready to sort it out. isn't he sweet? i swear he did this on his own.

3 comments:

  1. Ha ha! I have a cat with a suitcase/backpack fetish as well.

    So, what do you do with all your scraps? Mine are in freezer bags--hidden under the bed.

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  2. You're a busy spinner! Wyatt is adorable; I just love how the kitties always want to get into new places. I think your color/fiber choices will make an amazing Ivy League. I'm looking forward to seeing the progress!

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  3. So would you sort Wyatt under grey for his fur or green for his eyes. Or create a spreadsheet and cross reference under both...

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