Friday, July 28, 2017

Fiber Arts Friday: Making Lace

With only a few rows to go, my lace panel is looking good.

I'm not claiming victory yet though.... I have a lot of YOs to get past and time is getting short... I need to be blocking by Monday if I'm going to make my submission.

Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Fiber Arts Friday: Tour de Fleece, 2017 - Aborted

Five rows into the lace section, I had made several mistakes. But this dropped stitch was really bothering me. Even in the unblocked state.

It took me a few hours to work up the energy to rip it out and about an hour to put back on the needles..... I'm so thankful I put in a life line.

With about three weeks until my submission date, I've decided not to spend any time spinning.... not that I have been...  But my Tour de Fleece is officially over.  :-/

Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Fiber Arts Friday: Tour de Fleece, 2017 - part 2

Since I'm not likely to spin every day, and I have three (really four) unfinished yarns, I thought I would use my Tour de Fleece time to focus on completing them.

First up is this lovely cashmere that I'm spindling from a cloud.

Starting Weight (yarn + spindle): 7/8 oz
Weight To Go:  5/8 oz

Saturday, July 1 - 10 mins or so in the car

Sunday, July 2 - 0 minutes

Monday, July 3 - 0 minutes

Tuesday, July 4 - 0 minutes

Wednesday, July 5 - 0 minutes

Thursday, July 6 - 0 minutes

Well, Lanterne Rouge was the right team for me this year.... I'm spinning even less than I thought I would.  It's not even worth taking a picture.... my spindle looks the same as the before shot. :-/

Are you spinning?  How's your tour going?

Happy Fiber Arts Friday!