Thursday, September 28, 2006

Love the Corriedale


OK, remember all that roving I acquired last weekend, well, the spinning has begun!

This is the Corriedale from Crown Mountain Farms. I bought it in pencil roving form, so it was easy to get nice thin singles.






Here it is plyed on the wheel. . .
post washing, a little "poof" factor. . .










and a close up.













I actually went to OFFF in hopes of finding a new orifice hook, something pretty. I found some beautiful ones that were too expensive, and some that I could afford but that were cheesy and I knew I could make something better, so I did! Here it is.

6 comments:

  1. I have no idea what the orifice hook is for, but I like your solution!

    The Corriedale is gorgeous, too.

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  2. It's a simple little tool that you use to pull your leader yarn from you bobbin throught the hole, or orifice, to where you can spin it.

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  3. "Orifice hook" doesn't seem like the right name for something so pretty. :)

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  4. So true, I didn't name it. I just report the facts.

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  5. I love all the trinkets! Are they all beads?

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  6. yep, all beads bought at a funky little bead store in SLC

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