Spin City came out in force Saturday to represent and make yarn. Boy, did we make yarn.
We're talking drop dead gorgeous Polwarth from THE Nancy Ortmann of Montana fame. Um...I know what I want for Christmas!
Kids learned how to separate vegetable matter from gleaned wool. Not just any gleaned wool, but wool gathered by Outward Bound kids in the UK from ancient sheep breeds.
Jayne, our group historian brought this basket of gleaned wool bits. She finds the most amazing things on EBay, I tell you.
Christina decided to show us her progress on The Huntress. And as you can see, this is the perfect garment for hunting down tourists who carelessly block sidewalks and dawdle in cross walks. Come on, admit it: you want one too.
This event topped the charts on the fun meter. I got lots more pics over on Flickr if you feel like reliving the experience.