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Old 01-20-2006, 08:27 PM   #1
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My first "skein"
Here it is...My first "skein" This is only the singles. I didn't attempt to ply it. I figured I could save that for another day.

Now I need to dye it and see if there is enough to make anything from it.
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Old 01-20-2006, 08:29 PM   #2
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That looks great Vicki! It looks thick enough, you might not even need to ply it. What color are you going to dye it? I can't wait to start dying some yarn...I have Kool Aid waiting and everything, just need the time!
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No idea. My DD and I just about bought every color of Kool Aid on the shelf. We will probably pick a couple colors and "paint" it. Just for fun. I really doubt it is big enough for much of anything. Not much more than maybe some fingerless mitts, a little purse, something like that. Who knows.
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Yay That is a pretty skein!! Now don't you feel pleased with yourself? Give yourself a pat on the back. I can't wait to see what colors you dye it.
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Oooh, that looks great!

Can't wait to see it dyed!!
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Vicki - Your yarn is great! I'm so glad to hear that you were able to make a skein. Was this from your drop spindle?
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Originally Posted by suziehomemaker
Vicki - Your yarn is great! I'm so glad to hear that you were able to make a skein. Was this from your drop spindle?
No my DH actually bought me an Ashford Traditional for my Christmas gift I never did get a handle on the drop spindle.
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I remember you saying that you had a hard time with the spindle. I still have my MIL's Ashford Traditional but I haven't touched it since the move. I was hoping to get my own in March for my birthday but more important things have come up to spend money on.

I can't wait to see your next skein!
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Ohhhh that's so cool, I'm jealous. I"m so lazy, I still haven't tried spinning!
You're going to have so much fun!
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My 4 yo dd and I made a trip to the grocery store to pick up kool-aid. She picked out tropical punch and we went home to play. She loved helping out to dye the yarn.
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