-the redhead- (theredhead) wrote,
-the redhead-
theredhead

More spinning

I received some lovely black merino with silk noil roving in the mail on Monday. Y'all know how it is - I couldn't wait to work with it, so last night I ripped off a little piece and asked it what it wanted to be. I was hoping for true laceweight, but the noil told me it wants to be fingering weight instead. Still light enough to be a shawl, which is what I wanted to begin with.

I am amazed at the visual and physical texture the noil gives to the yarn. It's gorgeous. Once again I ran over to the yarn store with my sample for a critique. Maggie said it's very nice and I should be very happy with it. And that my spinning is very regular. Maybe I will enter a skein of it at Estes.

The picture doesn't do justice to the colors - the merino is deep black and the noil is bright white.



-the redhead-
Tags: spinning
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 3 comments