Friday, March 4, 2011

On the Bobbin


I did a little core/tail spin this week, it's a different color palette than is typical for me, I'm pleased with how it turned out. There is a lot of texture going on, gotta love texture!


Here's my pre-spin palette, Wensleydale locks, Corriedale, Finn, Mohair, a couple shades of recycled sari silk and some corresponding bling.


And here's my finished skein after a day of resting on the bobbin, it's now having a little tubby to set the twist. I sure had fun with this, I custom dyed all the fiber for this color palette (except the sari and angelina of course) Rich reds, silver, gray, black, bronze...I love color, don't you?

Have a great weekend! Blessings Friends!
Melissa

16 comments:

  1. You are a rock star! I love your yarn! I do love when you post the photo of the fiber before you spin too. It really shows the transformation and the change in color once spun.

    Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

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  2. very stunning Melissa, yes got to love texture its very exciting and this one feels especially energetic :)

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  3. How glorious!! I just made two scarves with some fabulous handspun art yarn that a friend gave me. I think you spinners have magic fingers!

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  4. What fun! I haven't ventured too far down the art yarn path yet, myself.

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  5. Super Fabulous color and texture, absolutely love reds. Anxious to see what you do with it. A hat maybe?

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  6. Very pretty and very much not your typical colors. Wasn't it fun? Happy Fiber Arts Friday.

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  7. Wow, wow, wow is all I can say about this latest yarn.

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  8. Oh, I am so very in love with this yarn!!!

    I really really want to spin now, darn those dishes I need to do first! ;)

    Jess

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  9. fabulous yarn, the colours are really beautiful, what will it become?

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  10. I think this yarn is beautiful as is. No need to knit it. Just place it on a pedestal in the center of your living room! Awesome colors, awsomely spun!

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  11. Super-duper love it!! Great colors and wonderful spinning. Wish I could touch it!

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  12. Wow! Your stuff is always so much fun.

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