Maize mitts… or a variation of

When I was recently looking through my hand-spun yarn stash, I picked out some fiber dyed by Three Waters Farms that I spun into a lovely 2 ply. I believe I have close to 800 or so yards between 6 skeins. The fiber is a mixture of Polwarth wool and silk and let me tell…

My oh my ! My 2 ply…

My 8 ounces of Polwarth/Tussah Silk is finally all spun up! I started plying last night. I decided I wanted to preserve the potential yardage I could attain by 2 plying the yarn and that is exactly what I did. I’m very pleased that I took my time spinning this so that it could relax…

First Bloom hand spun

Here is my finished hand spun in colorway First Bloom all finished and up for sale in my Etsy shop. It is 3 ply worsted, 185 yds., and is a Polwarth/Silk mix.

Some more hand-spun almost done

Here is my just 3 ply Polwarth/Silk hand-dyed from Three Waters Farm fresh off the Niddy Noddy. It is colorway First Bloom. The 4 ounce braid yielded about 185 yds. I always subtract 5 yds. From the actual calculated amount of yds. So, it was actually just about 190 yds. initially. I’d call it worsted…

Thin Spin

I’m spinning up my First Bloom colorway fiber from Three Waters Farm and it is 85% Polwarth 15% Tussah Silk and I love it! It is such a dream to spin with. This by far has to be my favorite fiber combo to spin. I’m getting it really thin, which I like, and so far…