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Spinning surprise

At 7.30 last Saturday morning, as I was ripping back my Rams and Yowes a thought came to me, and it said "spin, you must spin". I haven't sat down at my wheel in over a year, but I was possessed with the desire, the need even, to spin some yarn.
So I went through my unspun wool, and found these:

some yellow polworth I dyed in 2012 and some beautiful red and yellow Mosely Park which I dyed at the same time. I'm going to spin them both up into a heavy laceweight and then knit a two coloured shawl, maybe a stripe study or a different lines. Or, as I originally intended when dying the yarn, maybe a two coloured Romi Hill shawl. Either way I'll have plenty of time to decide, but right now I am really enjoying the process of spinning, basically for its own sake.


  1. Very pretty!
    I hope one day to learn to spin, I think I would like it.

    1. It is fun. If you start with a spindle it's minimal commitment.


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Look what I found!!

I was putting away the yarn from my mothers ASJ, which I have finished - it's having a bath right now, and I found this blue yarn:

Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

There is only 13 grams, so I don't know if it will be enough to finish both sleeves, and the  iCord front, but if it is I won't have to wait another month to declare this project done!