A productive weekend!

Aaronknits's picture

Sadly, it wasn't with my knitting. Nor was it tearing down the deck in the back yard or cleaning the basement like I intended. But I got more spinning done on the blue and grey wool/alpaca blend from A Touch of Twist. I'm going to ply this with a white undyed blue-face leicester.

I also have some of the white spun up that I'm ready to play with further so while I was out shopping this morning I picked up some cheap plastic measuring and mixing implements and some kool aid and decided to have some fun with some of the stuff I had spun.

My official to do list remains untouched, but I like my little diversion. It was necessary!

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Comments

WillyG's picture

That blue-grey looks wonderful! I can't wait to see it! Maybe I should bring some stuff to dye?

Aaronknits's picture

Sweet! We're going to have so much fun this weekend!

Bradferd's picture

I love your spun yarn... If it was in a shop, I would put what I have back and buy that.

Tom Hart's picture

Wow, Aaron, you're rockin' that spinning wheel! Love that blue and gray stuff. Beautiful work.

Buzzboy's picture

Wow, what great looking yarn that is. You have done a great job spinning and dyeing the yarn. I love the looks of both the colors.

Dennis

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Really great work, Aaron. I am amazed whenever I realize that you have only been spinning for a relatively short time...you have such even yarns, no matter what thickness you are working towards. Must be a natural! The dyeing looks really nice, as well. Bev, a dear friend [sadly, deceased now] always loved using Kool-Aid for projects - especially when we did public demonstrations. She always told the onlookers, "You really don't want your kids to drink this stuff; but it sure works great for yarn! Besides, if they do drink it, you don't have to worry about it poisoning them...much." Bless her...I sure miss her at times. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Kerry's picture

Great spinning, I love that blue and grey.