Monday, April 13, 2009

I think I'm obsessed

About 2 weeks ago, I attended a session with Lynne Vogel of Twisted Sisters fame at Haus of Yarn here in Nashville. The whole class was absolutely fantastic. We learned about mixing colors and fun techniques. Lynne showed Erin and I the finer points of spinning sock yarn, and boy howdy, did I take to heart! I was obsessed! I immediately came home and started spinning up 4 oz. of Hello Yarn's "Peat" fiber club offering, and decided to ply it with some alpaca roving I picked up at Yarn School. I thought 8 oz. of a two-ply yarn should be enough for my giant lady feet.

And was I right!



I managed to get 647 yds onto a 4 oz bobbin! And you know what this means, right? I probably can get another skein of similar length out of what's left on the 2 bobbins! Insanity!

I have arrived! I can spin sock yarn!

3 comments:

colorandtexture said...

That class sounds like so much fun -- I've so jealous!! Your yarn turned out beautiful!

Michelle said...

congratulations

smelk-o-matic said...

MOLLY. This is so insane. So, let's say, you ply up the rest and give it to one of your good buddies. Heh, heh.

Love,
Erin

 
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