Spinning project
Spinning for a Sweater
Red
Specifications
DK
14
3
singles = Z plied = S
25 °
singles = 11 : 1 plied = 14 : 1
Tools used
Kiwi Spinning Wheel
Fiber used
Dyeing for a Sweater
480 grams
Finished yarn
85 grams, 200 yards: Sweater Wannabe #1
81 grams, 200 yards: Sweater Wannabe #2
87 grams, 200 yards: Sweater Wannabe #3
85 grams, 200 yards: Sweater Wannabe #4
89 grams, 200 yards: Sweater Wannabe #5
Notes

I divided the bundles into narrow stripes because I want short bursts of colour (I am hoping for a not too stripy sweater).
I am spinning with a short forward draw and letting the twist enter the fibre, also I am trying not to pinch the fibre too much so that as much air remains in the yarn (I am trying new spinning techniques after watching a Craftsy class).

January 3rd - lightest skein finished (#1)- nice and fluffy with lots of spring.
January 4th - 2nd skein finished - same as the first.
January 5th - 3rd skein finished - ”
January 6th - 4th skein finished - ”
January 7th - 5th skein finished - ”

All the skeins are about 200 yards.
I just found out that the 2015 Pantone colour of the year is an earthy red - Marsala.

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Finished
January 2 2015
January 7 2015
In stash
  • Created: January 4, 2015
  • Updated: April 1, 2016