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My new drop spindle, with quartz whorl, and the soy silk I received as a gift last year. It is going to take me months, I think! But what a joyous colour that fibre is.

Torch Island skeinTorch Island skein

And the Torch Island spinning. One skein and remaining fibre – except that I have spun half a bobbin this morning, so the remaining fibre is diminishing. More will disappear this afternoon.


And here we have some cashmere 2 ply – colour is “Berries”

Red Hot

and here some sock yarn – “Red Hot Sox”

It was worth digging out the DSLR, was it not – I do believe that we are getting a better calibre of photograph this week.

This post was brought to you by the colours red, orange and pink; the letter F; and a rather large dose of overspend.

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Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

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  1. SpinningGill
    March 7, 2008

    That Torch Island is gorgeous!

  2. March 8, 2008


    And I am just about to go and turn it into a hat.

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