Daily Archives: February 3, 2005

Back to the Spinning Wheel

I’m tired tonight, going to bed early… but not before I post some pics of the progress I’m making with my spinning.

This is my first spool. I had a minor mishap caused by me overloading the spool at one end and the yarn getting caught in the shaft thingy… NOT pretty! I decided to start a new spool after that.

This is tonight’s progress… I have no idea how much ‘knitting’ this will get me. I am also wondering if I’m ‘over spinning’… if anyone can give me some advice about that, I’d appreciate it 🙂

I picked up my UFO from the longarm quilter yesterday. It turned out so much better than I imagined it would. I’ll get the binding on it sometime over the next week so I can show it off here. It’ll be interesting to see how it washed up, as I didn’t prewash the fabrics before piecing :-O

Melanie has made a delicious quilt and I’m itching to try something like it myself, but I’m gonna try it with a knitting bag (this weekend), and perhaps use triangles (we’ll see).

Well, I’m just about to grab a trashy romance (a guilty pleasure) and head off to bed. Ta Ta

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