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Fiber News April 16, 2009

Posted by jeninmaine in Crafty, dyeing, Etsy, spinning.
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I traded a Ravelry friend, Jesh, who has a super cool Etsy shop for one of her drop spindles. I traded her moneys and some merino/seacell fiber I dyed to her specs:

For Jesh

For Jesh

The spindle she made for me is so pretty and she included a little sample of baby camel fiber. Wow, that stuff is so very soft and spins like a dream! I don’t really use a drop spindle all that often but I love her stuff. I figure it’ll be a good thing to have for times I can’t use my wheel.

Here it is:

In other news I’ve been working on some new fiber, this is superwash Blue Faced Leicester from Frog Hair Fibers:

Fiber

This is next in line once I’m done with that, also from the same seller, superwash merino:

Fiber

And just because shots of Lego Darth Vader and fiber arts amuses me, I give you Darth Crafty:

Darth Crafty

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1. Knit Witch - April 16, 2009

YAY for Jesh and Heather at Frog Hair! I love your merino too – beautiful!!!

jeninmaine - April 20, 2009

Oh, thank you! I am LOVING the seacell merino blend, it dyes up so pretty and spins like a dream. I am definitely going to look around for a supplier where I can get it cheaper than retail because it’s so worth it!


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