Thursday, April 23, 2009

Getting the Hang of It

It's getting better every time. Getting better all the time.

Romney - Pink - Fox Hill Farm, Rhinebeck 2008

Romney Pink FoxHillFarm 2

Romney Pink FoxHillFarm 1

100% Romney, 2 oz, purchased at Rhinebeck last year from Fox Hill Farm. Semi-woolen spun yarn, 2 ply, about 106 yards. Looks like either a DK or Worsted weight.

BFL Top Kool Aid Dyed

BFL Top KoolAid Reds1

BFL Top KoolAid Reds6

BFL Top KoolAid Reds2

Blue Faced Leicester, 2 oz., Kool Aid dyed by my friend Sarah and gifted to me for my birthday. Woolen spun, 2 ply, about 118 yards. Looks like either a DK or worsted weight.

My proudest spinning achievements so far.


Susie said...

What a great gift! Beautiful color.

barefoot rooster said...

stunning! i agree -- you should be proud! this is fantastic.

Rosi G. said...

WOW! That's absolutely gorgeous! You are ALMOST inspiring me to learn to spin...but I have sooo much knitting to do.

Oiyi said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! I can see why you are proud. I really need to get back to my wheel.

Diana said...

Hey, this looks great! When I saw the first yarn photo, I thought it was commercial yarn.

Sara said...

Long live the Kool-aid Man! I'm searching like a crazy lady for more black cherry packets. It's my favorite color to dye with. Your spinning looks great!

The A.D.D. Knitter said...

Your spinning is so impressive! And I am not even vaguely interested in spinning:)

Katie M. said...

Wow! Your spinning looks great. I love the colors, too -- very cheerful.