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The Week October 2-8

Last week:

  • Take fancy final project photos of Inamara, which involves getting Mr. Q & his photog skills.
    Ugh – I still need to do this.
  • Carry on with (S)urge, the new shawl.
    Making progress!
  • Spin, whether it’s handpainted or some of the fleece from my stash.
    I started and finished spinning fleece from my stash. All the details on it are here, but I spun 378 yards of a 3 ply sport-ish weight yarn, with a 2 ply and singles left over. I couldn’t wait for Spinzilla.
  • Ruminate further on a new embroidery project or, you know, actually start one.
    I ruminated and cleaned up my project basket, but didn’t start anything new.

This week:

I’m taking precious time away from the wheel to take care of some non-spinning stuff and then it’s back to the grindstone! What’s Spinzilla, you ask? All the details are here, but it’s basically a week-long spin-a-thon. (Hey! That rhymes!) I’m almost 2/3 of the way through my first braid of fiber and actually considering drinking some coffee so I can stay up later and spin more! (That’s probably a bad idea and I don’t think I’ll do it, but the thought is there!) Have a great week!


Comments

8 responses to “The Week October 2-8”

  1. Enjoy Spinzilla:)

  2. Oh wow, I LOVE the Spinzilla logo! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Good luck, and have fun!

  3. Thanks for introducing me to spinzilla ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. You’re welcome! I’ve heard of it before this year, but this is my first time participating. So far, so good! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Hoping you had a fun week of it! From the looks of our Ravelry group, you spun it up!

    1. I did spin it up! I had fun, but definitely need to pace myself better next year. I really enjoyed your gradient spin video! I need to find the right braid & try it out!

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