Good for a giggle

The Giggle yarn is finished and I got all but the magic 400 yard figure: skeins of 120, 128, and 148 yards give a total of 396, just 4 yards short. Total weight about 4 and a quarter ounces – 124 grams. I wish the skeins had come out more evenly, I could have put them in the Show.

Make no mistake about it, I am pleased as Punch with this performance. It’s not perfect. far from it, but I really am a spinner now, I do believe. I intend to become better and better at it.

I was planning to do some blues next, but I feel a hankering to spin something that reeks of sheep and I think that I may spin up the carded Shetland that J gave me last year.

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