Spinning Update…

…so far I’ve finished the 4oz of Superwash Corriedale from December 2007 in the colorway ‘Party Dress’ and ended up with 236 yards of two-ply:

Tour de Fleece 2009 - Party Dress

(yes, it’s really that bright, hehe  It’s supposed to be an 80’s party dress and I think she nailed it)

…and I’ve started the 4oz of Finn in the colorway ‘Acadia’:

Tour de Fleece 2009 - Acadia

…and I’ve realized that I can share the link to the Spunky Club site because it’s OPEN!  If you want to have a monthly fiber or yarn surprise in your mailbox from the uber-talented Amy of Spunky Eclectic go here – you will not be disappointed!  ;o)

In other spinning news, Amelia has developed a click in the right treadle hinge that’s DRIVING. ME. CRAZY(er).  RR and I have been attempting to adjust it for three days and have given up.  I’m calling New Voyager today to see if I can get a replacement hinge.  Of all the times for her to get unhappy…!

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15 thoughts on “Spinning Update…

  1. But what would le Tour be without a challenge? Here’s hoping you work through your equipment challenges and don’t bonk.

  2. That is some beautiful yarn. :D Can you rig it with something from the hardware store? Texas did something to mine because she developed some issues when I moved her from CA to TX

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  3. When they develop a creak it can drive you nuts. Would “liquid” graphite help it? A little messy (put a towel under the hinge), but it helped my Sonata’s squeak.

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  4. Pretty!!! Can’t wait to see Acadia finishes. I love those colors together. You’re an evil woman. You know I’ve been trying to avoid the Spunky fiber club…you are an evil, evil woman.

    I knew NV would take care of you. They’ve been very responsive to me…even replacing the cracked bobbin at no charge.

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  5. I’m not tempted, not me. Not at all. No sireee. Nope. Not. Tempted. Not.

    I call tell we’re going to enjoy all your spinning efforts.

    Have you tried waving a hammer in front of Amelia? A little tuff love might help.

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  6. Those are gorgeous colors! Sorry to hear about Amelia’s hinge. My left should blade has been clicky since I was thrown by a horse into a metal gate a decade ago and broke my scapula. Perhaps she’s been up to some spinning mischief when you’re not around.

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