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    Finishing up some Spinning

      In the spring I borrowed a blending board from my friend Carlene. I made rollags at guild social meetings and at demos. And spinning here and there. I finally got around to plying them all. Then I needed to be washed to reset after being tight up in skeins for ages. this is before washing. I spent an evening tying the skeins up so they wouldn’t be a mess after washing. This is some of them soaking. And after all the skeins where soaked this it what the water looked like.  I couln’t believe how dirty it was. then I had to hang them all up to dry. excuse…

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    Spinning Some Yarn

    Posted on September 21, 2017 by shepherdessann I haven’t done much other than make meat pies for the farmers market the last week. It seems with cooler weather people want comfort food. So many Steak and Mushroom pies and Tourtiere pies have been made. I did finish my Guild poker challenge I told you about here: spinning-for-the-guild-challenge/ The beads really were not inserted very well and that showed up more in the plying but here it is finished. You can see how the locks aren’t in well enough so they are very loose in the ply. I learned a lot and I think next time I will ply with a thread…