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(I tried to get some sky in that last one for Sandy…) Last Friday Cynthia of Cygknit drove up from Connecticut for the annual Spinning Day at HSV. I brought Amelia out to play in the sunshine while Cyn brought her spindle – and Em (wearing the sweater I knit for him):

Cynthia Spins


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How cute is he? Em is a very well behaved young man – and loves spinning! Yay! ;o)

We were joined by several other spinners who are part of a group who meets weekly in Stephentown (note to self: must go to a meeting sometime) along with a few very nice docents (one of whom owns the lovely antique wheel you see in the first picture above). All in all it was a wonderful day and great fun – Cyn and I both needed to get out of the house and this was perfect. :o)

Oh and what did I spin? I worked on my Crown Mountain Farms pin-drafted roving in ‘Amethyst’:

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Have a great weekend, everybody!

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