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For CHL - pics of yarn

Post by Stormy » Fri May 12, 2006 9:10 am

OK, I promised, so here are a few pics of some of the yarns I've been working on.

In the one picture the yarn is still on the niddy-noddy and is laying on a bunch of the cleaned, unprocessed wool.

In the photo of the blue and purple wool the pink yarn is just the ties to hold the skein together, not part of the yarn.

And in the last photo, it's just a sample of several different types I was spinning - the shadows really take away from the top yarn, it's actually a lovely deep plum varigated.

Now, the funny thing about spinning - when you first start, the middle yarn is what all your spinning looks like lol, but, once you've been doing it a while, lovely "perfect" yarns like the blue green one at the top are easy and it's the "novelty" yarns, like the middle one with all the slubs and tufts, that are hard to do. Of course, it's the novelty yarns that sell the best - go figure ;-)

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Post by Crazy Healer Lady » Fri May 12, 2006 10:06 am

Thanks for posting them, Stormy! They're gorgeous!
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Post by fussa-faery » Sun May 28, 2006 9:47 am

Those are beautiful. How do you get such vibrant colors?
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Post by Stormy » Sun May 28, 2006 10:33 am

fussa-faery wrote:Those are beautiful. How do you get such vibrant colors?
Wilton's food coloring and Pro Chemical washfash acid dyes. The only difference is that with the pro dyes you can get a consistant color, with Wilton's (or Koolaid) you can get varigated or "split" colors.
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Post by MettaPax » Tue Aug 01, 2006 5:47 pm

Stormy... I think I'm in love. :love10:

Those are AWESOME! :-D

You know, my dear, I crochet. :sunny:
If ever you feel the need to SELL some of your handy work I would love to get my hot little hands on some. Maybe just enough for a magical pouch??? Truely lovely! ;)
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