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Spinnen :: Tour de Fleece 2016 ::

Was Bitteschön ist denn die Tour de Fleece? Seit Jahren flippt die gesamte Online-Spinn-Community Anfang Juli völlig aus. Während an die 100 Fahrradfahrer zur wohl berühmtesten Radrennveranstaltung der Welt, der Tour de France, antreten, gehen viele tausend Spinner bei der „Tour de Fleece“ an den Start um sich selbst spinntechnisch herauszufordern. Im Gegensatz zur festgelegten Strecke der Tour Read More

Fiber to Yarn :: FatCatKnits ZigZag ::

Color | Farbe: in ZigZag colorway, violet, pink, magenta, orange, rust Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Bosworth Midi drop spindle, plied on wheel Prep | Vorbereitung: some predrafting, wound into Andean bracelet and plied from both ends | etwas ausgezogen vorm Spinnen, von beiden Enden gezwirnt mittels „Andean bracelet“ Comment | Kommentar: FatCatKnits colorways are Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Spindlewood Square Mini and Wooly Designs ‚Flowers‘ ::

These two beautiful spindles were both custom orders. The square spindle comes from Steve and Connie at Spindlewood Co. and is made out of Holly, which has a very pale coloration with little to no grain markings. It’s also a very light-weight wood. The pale whorl is complimented nicely be the Walnut shaft. I turned Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Strawberry Field ::

Fiber | Faser: Strawberry Field , carded batts from Fiber Monster; Merino wool, a bit of sparkle; 2 skeins à 1.5 oz (120m/75g) Color | Farbe: red, salmon, fuchsia, white | rot, magenta, lachs, weiß Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Greensleeves drop spindle, plied on wheel | Gesponnen auf Greensleeves Spindel, gezwirnt am Rad Prep Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Pink Lady ::

Fiber | Faser: Pink Lady, carded batts from Fiber Monster; Colonial Wool, Tencel, a bit of Sparkle; 2 skeins à 1.5 oz (320m/80g) Color | Farbe: green, purple, pink | grün, lila, rosa Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Forrester Linum Light drop spindle, plied on wheel | Gesponnen auf Forrester Linum Light Spindel, gezwirnt am Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Starlight Starbright ::

Fiber | Faser: Starlight Starbright II, carded batts by Butterfly Girl Designs; Merino layered with two colors of Bamboo, lots of Firestar and Angelina; 2 skeins à 50 gr (360m/100g) Color | Farbe: black, blue, turquoise, aqua, silver | schwarz, blau, türkis, aqua, silber Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Bosworth Midi drop spindle, plied on Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Linum Fancy Light Spindle ::

Fancy Linum Light Spindle Whorl: Canarywood Shaft: Cherry Whorl diameter: 7,5 cm Weight: 24 g Length: 28 cm Maker: Tom Forrester Fiber: Pink Lady by Fibermonster, Colonial wool. Tencel with some white sparkle Comment: The spindle is a lovely design that is inspired by the little white flowers of the flax (lat. linum) plant. The Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Mielke Lizzie Spindle ::

Whorl: Birds-eye maple Shaft: Birch Whorl diameter: 6 cm Weight: 13 g Length: 22 cm Maker: Adam Mielke at Mielke’s Farm Fiber: Buffalo Fiber Comment: The spindle is very lightweight and proved ideal for spinning the very fine Buffalo Fiber I got with my Greensleeves spindle. The Buffalo reminded me a bit of baby camel Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Bosworth Maxi Tasmanian Rose Myrtle ::

Bosworth Maxi Spindle Whorl: Tasmanian Rose Myrtle Shaft: Orford Cedar Whorl diameter: 7 cm Weight: 37 g Maker: Jonathan Bosworth at Journeywheel.com Fiber: 50/50 Merino/Mohair blend Comment: The spindle is lovely and relatively light-weight for its size. Since the weight is mostly at the rim it turns very fast and keeps its momentum for a Read More

Spindle Gallery :: Greensleeves Katherine’s Cup ::

Am Tag vor meinem Geburtstag ist nach 3 Wochen langer Reise eine neue Spindel bei mir eingezogen. Gemeinsam mit Elizabeth Daily von Greensleeves Spindles habe ich Holz für Wirtel und Schaft ausgesucht und Elizabeth hat die Spindel dann für mich gemacht. Sie ist sehr schön und gut ausbalanciert. Da Ebenholz eine sehr hohe Dichte hat, Read More

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