After being brutally knocked about all summer, Little Diana needed some work. I spent an hour or so tightening, oiling, adjusting and tuning her all up, then got to spin!
Since my whole thinking about this Black Friday thing is best summed up as “Screw that”, I was dead set against going out on Friday – but my daughter wanted too, and she can’t drive yet. Compromise – I drove, but we only went to two locally owned small businesses. She wanted to check out Sir Troy’s Toys, and for me we visited Artist’s Gallery Yarn, where I found a nice local hank of hand dyed Coopworth!
It was hidden in the back in the fiber room, sort of buried in plastic bags full of other fibers, and I was delighted to spot it. It’s got all these lovely sort of autumn wine grape colors. I practiced my woolen draw to spin some reasonabley consistent sock yarny sized singles, and then triple plied it. Yield – approx. 60 yards of extremely bulky yarn.
After spinning it looks like this –