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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Tour De Fleece 21 days of spinning 2020

 i tried to upload ( or is it down load i never can remember) all my photos chronologically but they did thier own thing, kind of like my my art yarns  i spun for the tour de fleece! 

so starting with with final day which is traditionally yellow for the tour de france yellow  jerseys 

here we go! 

enjoy






 i carded 90% of my spinning batts this year as well

i spun this on my SPINOLUTION BULLFROG WHEEL click here


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next to the last day i spun a scraps core spun yarn art yarn  i use my ASHFORD SUPER JUMBO ESPINNER click here 

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day 9  more fun core spinning  on my spinolution firefly espinner 32 oz   click here 

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day 18 breeder brown sally fox cottons SPUN ON MY ASHFORD ESPINER 3 HERE


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 day 17 


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DAY 16 WAS BLACK LIVES MATTER SKEIN i threaded butterflies and plied them on my batts as i spun signifying the metamorphous i visulize in support for the movment  

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 i soak my skeins and use Euclan wool wash here


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 day 14 core spinning my orange god of fire yarn.


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 DAY 13 WAS MY FAVORITE  i strung soft Japanese  characters on thread and plied it with a pastel mint and while single . in one of the photos you can see the seal peaking out of the bobbin as if  they were speaking to me!


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day 12 more super coils red and purple!

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day 11 purples and blue 


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 day 10 scraps yarns with a rainbow hand spun ply 


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day 9 was cotton upland white and recycled denim and cotton rolags

SPUN ON MY LOUET VICTORIA WHEEL HERE





day 8 was ballet pink coils and puffs


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day 7 neps  blended tweed and blue and yellow coils


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day 5 silk hankie singles plyed with a merino silk blend

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 cotton and silk carderd and spun on my spinolution bullfrog 

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 day 3 pinks and purples core spun on my favorite core mohair cone yarn i use for core spun here 

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 day 2 was purple and green with metallic ply  METALLIC PLY YARN HERE

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 first day i spun my batt on my SPINOLUTION BULLFROG


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 total weight ( not including cottonspun for 3 days ) is 12.2 pounds








JILL NICKOLENE SANDERS





2 comments:

  1. Beautiful and inspiring! I guess I need to get that spinning wheel out again and start playing with fiber.

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    1. THANK YOU TAMMY! 😍 i hope i have i spired you to start spinning fun yarns to cheering us up durning this pandemic! Thank you for comments! Peace through fibers jill

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