Spinning Gallery 2015

2015 final yardage:  15,380 yards.

114

pickwick2014-3

Which came from these scoured locks:

pickwick2014ram-lamb

Which were this fleece:

Pickwick1

Overview: Total of just under 730g, 3133 yards of a heavy laceweight 2-ply. From an unnamed ram lamb fleece from Pickwick Cotswolds. A small fleece with very little waste. Locks were individually scoured (a small fleece), flicked, and spun from the lock. Cross between worsted and woolen throughout, leaning toward worsted to preserve luster. Not perfect yarn, but truly a lovely fleece.

 

113

opal

Overview: Rambouillet, “Opal” from Enchanted Knoll Farm. 2-ply. 791 in main skein with 1 ply batt, 1 ply top; 273 in second skein, top only. 14/12wpi.

 

112

fire-in-the-night

Overview: Corriedale, “Fire in the Night” from Enchanted Knoll Farm. 3-ply, ca. 10wpi. Total ca. 750 yards plus a leftover 2-ply skein of about 56 yards.

 

111

Spunky Eclectic Flannel

Overview: 8 oz Targhee, 2-ply thick-thin (10-14wpi; 12-ish tpi), 603 yards. “Flannel” colorway from Spunky Eclectic waaaay back in October 2010.

 

110

Spunky Eclectic Nova Scotia

Overview:  8 ounces 80/20 Merino/Silk, “Nova Scotia” colorway from Spunky Eclectic.  Semi-unspun fulled singles, 1075 yards.

 

109

romney-polwarth-finished-1romney-polwarth-finished-2

Fiber: 48/52 Romney/Polwarth.

Romney from Ramstead Ranch:
Romney-for-blend-raw

Polwarth from Wendy Dennis:

Polwarth-for-blend-raw

Overview: There are roughly 1400 grams between all the skeins. All but one are 4-ply, 14wpi, for a total of 3611 yards. The remaining leftove skein is 500 yards of a 2-ply, 20wpi, 13tpi.
Spun on: Rose, plied on Jeeves
Date: June 2015. Posted about here.

 

108

vivid1

Vivid Yarn Studio’s fiber, “Freya” colorway. 75% sw Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Stellina. 200g, 967yds, 18wpi, 10tpi. Impossible to get the color right in the photos . . . Spun on Jeeves. April 2015.

 

107

jp2

A quick 1.75 ounces of 50/50 Polwarth/Camel from LongdrawJames. Thick-thin fingering to lace (14-22wpi, variable tpi), ca. 265 yards. Spun on Jeeves. March 2015.

 

106

peace-rose1

Enchanted Knoll Farm “Peace Rose” in Bliss, from March 2014.7.76 ounces, 1050 yards. Slightly variable wpi (18-22), tpi averages 9. Could have used more twist. Spun on Jeeves. March 2015.

 

105

mystery-fine-done1

810g, 4.5 skeins of 4-ply, 1 small skein chain ply. From mystery fine wool mixed prep. 2126 yards 4-ply, 180yds chain. Light worsted weight. February 2015. Spun on Rose, plied on Jeeves. Posted about here.

 

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