So last weekend I told you I was getting together with my friend Julie for some spinning…well here it is.
An old friend of mine bought this at the NYC Sheep and Wool Festival in 2005. I told her I would spin it up for her. Well better late than never. And I know you want to know what the fibers are but I/she lost the tag so long ago…sorry. All I remember is there is some silk in it and 2 other fibers (hence the different colors). The details don’t matter to me that much it was just fun spinning and plying it. That’s what we really focused on our plying. You should have seen the two of us, it was quite the scene. You’d have thought we’d never sat at a wheel before.
Here’s some more. I wish you could touch this. The lanolin is just delicious and everything was just covered in it. The hubby is not a fan of that smell but I just love it.
The is called Marshmallow & Fudge. It’s 100% Wool from Steam Valley’s Corriedale & Border Leicester Sheep. They even give you the names of the sheep on the tag. This was generously donated by King Arthur, Odyssey, Eri, Lex & Cocoa. You can find Steam Valley here. Hopefully I can get some more of this this year.
I also spun up some of the Spunky Eclectic but I’d like to spin a bit more and ply it before I show you. The colors blew me away. You’ll see.