Friday, May 13, 2011

Pencil Roving

Huzzah, Blogger's back up!

I've been spinning some pencil roving:
It spins like a dream. No drafting necessary, just hops right on.  From Sassy Spinster in Lancaster, TX.  You also get to see Edna, my spinning wheel, purchased from eBay a year or so ago - came in a huge box.  Very fun!
Then washed and hanging (like the setup? two hangers, a shower, and groceries!):
And the finished product!  (With a new Margery Allingham from Murder by the Book.)
One skein of pencil roving yields 45 yards.  Anyone have a pattern for 45 yards of somewhat bulky?

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