Sheep to Swatch

November 8, 2008 at 11:49 pm 3 comments

Introducing the latest addition to my fiber stash:

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I’m always anxious to see how a new fleece is going to spin up, so I just grabbed a couple handfuls and gave it a go-

Flicked out:

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To be spun in the grease, from the fold:

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Plied (but still greasy):

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Then to the bath (which is this case is an old peanut butter jar)!

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All washed up:

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And on the needles:

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Ta Da!

I love swatching.


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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Michelle  |  November 9, 2008 at 12:26 am

    Really gorgeous at every step; such richness!

  • 2. aija  |  November 9, 2008 at 6:47 am

    Oh my. Beautiful!

  • 3. Jody  |  November 11, 2008 at 7:30 pm

    Mmm….lovely colour and spinning.


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