Spin me right round, baby, right round

Just a quick little post! That there are the first four attempts I've made at handspinning yarn, in order. The first is mega bulky and not very even at all. The second is thinner but still fairly bulky and a little uneven. The third I think is fairly even and fairly thin, making it to some 41 yards (yay!). The fourth is fairly the same, though the fiber is different—BFL, I believe, I've lost my little card with the notes on it!

I've finally gotten even spinning down—so of course then I wanted to see if I could do thick/thin! haha And so this was the result of that little inclination:

That's some true experimentation on my part... this was just a little tiny bit of fiber I had from my bag from DeeAnn a while back, and it only ended up as seven some yards, and while it's not quite what I was evisioning, I do kind of like how it turned out:

Now I just need to get brave and set some of these babies. And I suppose I should play with plying, too, though I really do like the look of singles. But I have lots of thread, too, so... Maybe I'll ply this yellow, see how it looks. I don't think this particular little skein could get worse. :-P

Comments (2)

sunnie fairy

February 21, 2009 at 8:52 PM

I have to admit that your first handspun skeins look loads better than mine!


February 22, 2009 at 8:22 AM

Oh, thank you! haha I watched a LOT of videos on youtube before even attempting, I have to admit. =)