Monday, July 1, 2013

Tour de Fleece 2013

So are you spinning for tour de fleece this year? I decided that my goal this year to to push myself to perfect my n-plying and to work on spinning thin (as my typical yarn is a 2 ply dk to worsted weight) I recently got a new wheel... well two new wheels... a Spinolution Mach III and a Spinolution Queen Bee, the Bee is perfect for travel and for laceweight singles since it has ratioes up to 1:36, the Mach III is great for at home use (though it stays in my studio mostly as it is a little heavy to move) and has a standard bobbin that will fit up to about 8 oz of yarn!

So far during the tour this year, I've spun a loop! Bulleseye bump (437 yds of not quite perfect n-plied) some merino bamboo singles, and a 3ply sport/heavy fingering polwarth silk... Not a bad start!

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