In an effort stay on track with the Urban Aran project, I’ve gone into production mode on white Romney this week. The plan is to stay two or three skeins ahead so I don’t stall out on the knitting.
While it is product-focused spinning, I rather enjoy it. The combed fiber spins up so fast and easy- it’s relaxing and rewarding at the same time. I really like the romney, with its long staple, and its luster- spun up softly so that light filters through, it almost glows.
And the resulting squooshy three-ply is nice to knit with, too. Easy on the hands. Here is the project so far-
Was down in Seattle today, returning Sam to his folks and had a chance to stop by Weaving Works in the University district. If you’re ever there (or anywhere near) I highly recommend a visit. It’s a great shop, and they have lots of good stuff. (Nice that they are open Sundays, too.) I scored a bitty-bag-o’-Mohair, but otherwise kept my fiber-hoarding tendencies in check.
Public Service Message: Next Saturday, June 14 is national Knitting In Public day. Hope to see y’all out and about!