June 28, 2013

Late at night, when all is quiet, I have been spinning up a fluffy, lanolin-smelling storm.

IMG_7007My bag of fleece: a heavenly Finn fleece from Fairfield Finns.

IMG_7005The basket of staples: bits of the fleece all mixed up to blend any colour variations.

IMG_7000The box of prepared fibre: flicked and laid root to tip ready for spinning.

IMG_6999The basket of waste: all the flicked bits, I don’t end up spinning with.

IMG_7013The lovely Esther

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  1. Spinning looks so magical, like capturing pieces of ethereal cloud and turning them into something solid that you can use. Your resulting yarn is so even!

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