Spinning Gallery 2014

103

nube-2

Fiber:  From Malabrigo yarn’s Merino top, 863 Piedra colorway.
Ply, WPI/TPI:  2-ply, thick-thin at a sport-weight median
Total yardage/weight:  426 yards, 100g
Spun on: Jeeves
Date: September 2014

 

102

jp-3-1 jp-3-2

Fiber:  Polwarth/camel blend; dye by James Perry (LongdrawJames)
Ply, WPI/TPI:  2-ply, thick-thin with fingering weight median
Total yardage/weight:  211 yards, 1.7g
Spun on: Jeeves
Date: September 2014

 

101

jp-pink-2 jp-pink-1

Fiber:  60/40 superfine Merino/Cashmere; dye by James Perry (LongdrawJames)
Ply, WPI/TPI:  2-ply, ca 20wpi/7tpi
Total yardage/weight:  490 yards, 100g
Spun on: Jeeves
Date: August/September 2014

 

100

rusty1 rusty2

Fiber: Enchanted Knoll Farm’s club fiber from December 2012. “Rusty cock/rooster” colorway in “Bliss” fiber (65/35 sw Merino/silk). 20 oz between batts and top.
Ply, WPI/TPI:  Skeins 1 and 2 are true 3-ply.  WPI/TPI for Skeins 1 & 2 is about 16wpi, 5tpi. (1519-ish yds).  Skein 3 is the leftovers from batts, 2-ply, for a total of about 234 yards. WPI/TPI is about 18/7.
Total yardage/weight:  Total yardage between all three skeins:  about 1749 yards.
Spun on: Jeeves
Date: August 2014

 

99

color-wheel-yarn color-wheel-flower

A color wheel . . .

 

98
tdf2014-rwlu-final

A series of samples.  The Teeswater/Muga blend is the larger skein in the middle.  For full descriptions, click through to the picture on Ipernity. Mouse over the pic for embedded notes.

 

97

tdf-day11 teeswater-muga
teeswater-muga-final

Fiber: The Teeswater locks and Muga silk in the photo on the left are the fiber for this yarn; the gradient nests of Wensleydale were used for another project.  So, Teeswater/Muga, 65/35.
Ply, WPI/TPI: 2-ply, 23wpi
Total yardage/weight: 300 yards. ca. 106g. (1286ypp)
Spun on: Rose
Date: June 2014

 

96

wyeth1 wyeth4

Fiber: Enchanted Knoll Farm, “Wyeth” colorway. A 50/50 sw Merino/Tencel blend.
Ply, WPI/TPI: 3-ply, 22wpi
Total yardage/weight: 3488 yards. ca. 36 oz. (1550ypp)
Spun on: Rose and Hansen
Date: May 2014

 

95

red-silk1a

Fiber: Bombyx silk.
Ply, WPI/TPI: 3-ply, 22wpi
Total yardage/weight: 1812 yards. ca. 570g (1441ypp)
Spun on: Rose and Hansen
Date: April 2014

 

94

ADteal3

Fiber: My own blend of Merino/alpaca/silk. More dark teal than appears here. 9oz, 1174 yards.
Ply, WPI/TPI: 2-ply, 12wpi, 4tpi.
Total yardage/weight: 1174 yards. ca. 9oz (2080ypp)
Spun on: Rose and Hansen
Date: February 2014

counting-tpi

This one is destined for a colleague toward the end of the year.

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