Thursday, November 29th, 2007
On Friday, the girls and I went to the Weaving Works to pick up some needle felting kits and Christmas colored rovings to do this.
I saw a picture in a magazine of using cookie cutters as molds to felt shapes, and knew the girls would love it. And they do.
Yesterday, I went back to the Weaving Works to try out their drum carder. They carry a Pat Green carder, but not one that’s on their website, however it looks like the Deb’s Deluxe.
I liked it. I had time to make three batts. The first was romney, silk noil, and silk top. The second was romney and alpaca. Third, I did a batt of dyed kid mohair and silk top.
They’re all lovely.
I finished spinning the wool and mohair roving I bought with my fleece a month or so ago. This is the last skein.
And I got a better picture of the scarf.
I spun the yarn woolen with just enough twist in the single to hold it together, then I plied it as heavy as I could without making it rough. The resulting yarn is light as a feather, and squishy as the most luxurious sponge you could imagine. It’s not a soft wool, but I think the scarf feels fantastic.
Clark threw up all over himself last night, but didn’t wake up. I have a tremendous mess to clean up today and while I’m at it, I might as well do the rest of the laundry.