Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Camel/Merino/Silk Handspun

Remember this itty bitty bit that I had spun?

I finally got the spindle as full as I could and still maintain consistency. In the beginning I though I would wait until I had spun the whole bag before plying. . . but I couldn't wait so here is the first cop all plied!

Here it is plied on the spindle.
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All skeined up!  Doesn't it look soft and shiny?
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I beyond love this yarn.
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I used my fail safe plying method, which is a two plies held together and Navajo-plied, so it is a 6-ply yarn. It's fingering weight and lovely! If you ever have a chance to work with some luxury fibers, take it! It's so worth it.


  1. Oh my. That's impressive and I'm pretty sure Gretchen would be even more in awe if she could see it...

  2. That looks really soft, and beautiful! I've never plied this way. I should try it sometime.

  3. wow! you really have the spinning bug! I brought some fiber out of my stash and am ready to get my wheel going! TY