Spinnin'

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I am probably not the only knitter who is curious to know how yarn is made. I quenched that thirst of knowledge by taking a first class introduction to the wonderful world of spinning by signing up for a class with Leslie. If you live near Montreal or Ottawa, I highly recommend you look for her class.

I already turned a load of woolly fluffiness :

spindle.jpginto decent knittable yarns of different weights:

spinned_yarn.jpgI really like the natural color of wool, but I think it would be fun to experiment with dying the top before spinning it. Hey, I'm an experimentalist after all.

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