...and finally photos of the latest spinning project.
First, the eye candy. The Husband bought me some new flowers for Mother's Day. This is Mimulus naiandinus:
This is is Rhodohypoxis baurii "Pintado":
and this is Meadow Foam:
Next, the Finished Object. This is Empress handspun [Ravelry]:
and the close-up:
Batt (2.0) from Purlescence Yarns;
Tour de Fleece 2013 prize;
148.9 yds. chain-plied, 13 WPI
Up this weekend: More time with the Baby Wolf loom!
My BW stroller arrived today, so I plan on installing it tomorrow. The wheels will allow me to position the loom in front of one of my storage benches, which I hope will work for this first project. I think in the long run that I'll have to buy a real weaving bench, but I need to know the optimal height for me and I won;t know that until I've tried a few options.
I plan on sleying the reed and getting the tie-up right for the twill patterns I'm starting with. After that, I might actually weave! Yay!
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