BritSpin Progress

spinathon-logo-400-1x

Here’s my progress so far, basically the first 45 hours:-

On my Russian supported spindle I have been spinning some Whitefaced Woodland fibre and the first batch has been plied.  It is coming out about DK weight and first skein is 29.5m.  Here’s a picture just before I plied it, I used my Handy Andy that I won at last year’s BritSpin to wind it off the spindle before plying it.

I dyed some fibre earlier this week to spin.  50g of Cheviot in a red and green colour, 50g of Rambouillet in purple and 100g of Perendale (the yarn from our sponsor Wool Tops), yep purple again.
 
BritSpin_2019_dyed_fibre.jpg
On my spinning wheel, I have finished spinning the Cheviot and Rambouillet.  The Cheviot is 2 ply and has worked out as Aran weight at 42.7m.  I aimed to get a gradient look and it has worked quite well.
 
The Rambouillet is 3 ply (chain/Navajo plied) and is Worsted weight at 79.4m long.  Next on the wheel will be the Perendale.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s