I’m back spinning again this week, and it’s still feeling good. I’ve got the nerve to start in on some wool that I have plans for. A little while ago David at Southern Cross Fibre came up with some lovely colours for a Roaring Twenties collection. I bought 4oz each of BFL in Paris (a multi-coloured beauty) and Eiffel Tower (a dark grey that coordinates with Paris). I’m still not sure exactly what’s going to happen when they’re turned into yarn, but I have an idea in my head of a shawl with these coordinating yarns.
It’s taken me a while to figure out how I wanted to work with this fiber, but I settled on splitting up Paris so the colour repeats are shorter and then chain plying to keep the colours solid. And then when it’s yarn I’ll have to play with it to see how it all looks when knit.
In any case, I’m almost done with the spinning of Paris. Here it is:
And I’m not going to ply any time soon. The next thing I’ll be doing is spinning up Eiffel Tower while my fingers remember how I spun Paris!