I wound-off the 3rd of 3 merino singles last night. Here’s how my spinning has changed this month… still consistent but:
… clearly I am spinning with more yarn on the spindle’s shaft before I call it quits. Each ball is a single that I wound-off and rolled on itself… no other core but the single. Just a little trick that I learned from Respect the Spindle by Abby Franquemont.
The downside to this nice illustration is that if I go ahead with ‘Plan A’, i.e. plying exhibits 1, 2 & 3 together for the January Spindlers’ group challenge, I’m left with silly remnant balls. A ‘Plan B’ would be to forget the challenge & spin the rest of the wool for an even (I hope) match. Things that make me go, “Hmmmm.”
I’m very excited because this afternoon is the meeting for the Handweavers & Spinners Guild. I actually need to get a move on for said reason!
Have a great weekend!