In one easy lesson.
Force ‘em to spin on a drop spindle. That’s what L-B and I forced poor Kristine to do. And what did Kristine do to deserve such treatment? Only bring me fabulous gifts!
Some loverly Kollage yarn!
And some loverly Inspirations yarn! This is their wool laceweight, called Expresso.
And of course L-B brought piles of gifts for Lucy and me. Lucy was very excited!
L-B made me this fabulous scarf!
Here’s a close-up:
It’s a hand-dyed wool/silk blend (my favorite!) that came from Holly Spring Homespun. I can hardly stop petting it!
L-B brought her spinning wheel (an Ashford Traditional) and we had quite a spin-a-thon! I spun this wool:
I’m sorry now that I didn’t take a picture of the top before spinning it — it was sort of ugly. But I really love the resulting yarn.
We Also Have Knitting
I started a very fun glove pattern — this one:
It’s a modular design — you knit lots of little diamonds and triangles to make the gloves. Generally I don’t like modular designs, but I give this one two thumbs up! It’s great fun to knit and it goes very quickly.
I’m making my gloves from Koigu KPPPM — here’s the start:
And a bit further along:
And unless I get sidetracked, I might very well have a finished glove to show you tomorrow.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go take some aspirin. I just whacked the side of my head very, very hard. (Hello, I am a klutz.) I saw stars and have a huge lump rising. Ow. Ow, ow, ow.
Maybe I won’t have a finished glove tomorrow. This feels as though it’s gonna be a doozy of a headache.