Here's Day 6 - I didn't get a chance to spin yesterday, so I made up for it today with spinning 21 oz (six 3.5 oz skeins) of Targhee thick & thin. That sounds like a lot, but really I'm so used to spinning chunky thick & thin that I fly right through it, I haven't measured yardage but I'm going to guess around 25-35 yards per skein. This was maybe 3-4 hours work including dyeing? I seriously have so much respect for those of you who spin very fine yarns!
Having a blast this Tour de Fleece! Never realized how much fiber I spin in just a week, and this challenges me to spin even more. Next week I'm hoping to try out some totally new techniques since I have a super secret special something on its way to me, which I can't share yet, but will be bringing a whole new level to the quality of yarns I'll be able to make and also opens up the door for lots more local fleece to be used!
Amanda J. French
Fiber artist from Louisville, KY. Professionally, I spend my days spinning one of a kind yarns from wool and recycled fibers, and weaving with them. Other hobbies include; yoga, fitness, painting, studying languages, reading, and knitting.