Project 2

Well finally got a chance to use my new Drum Carder.. wasn't really sure what I was doing but fortunately there are some great videos on youtube by a lady called Rexenne.. I have carded about 100g of Gold, White, Black and Chocolate Angora fibre for the next project, the Queen Anne Shawl by Mmario. Might look a bit weird in four colours but it's really a practice piece blending and plying and hopefully knitting up. Should be fun. Anyhow the carding is over onto spinning :)

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Jack's picture

What was that? Something about a carder? I'm totally distracted by your photo.

Jedwards's picture

i got to agree with Jack on this damn your hot

Donski's picture

LOL guys.. hey back to knitting !

MMario's picture

hmmmmmmmm......I can see gold, shading into white, into the chocolate, into the black. Or versa-vicey. should be striking either way. Since you can blend to your heart's content, it may take a bit of work, but I think it's going to be a wowser.

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MMario - I'm not divorced from reality - we're having a trial separation

Donski's picture

I'm thinking of grabbing a handful of each in sequence, white, gold, black and chocolate. I will do 2 bobbins following this sequence then I will ply them together. The result should be a very gradual merge of the colours on the final yarn. The colours are very subtle so I think it should work as a kind of shading over the whole piece rather than blocks of colour. :) Keep everything crossed for me so I dont just make a horrid mess LOL !

Crafty Andy's picture

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog Spinning while at the beach is fun, do you spin in the nude lol! Woof!

PaganCub's picture

who needs knitting when we can stare at your pic all day? ::wipes drool from mouth::

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