Thought it might be fun to show my process. I guess I’ve decided I prefer spinning the singles for the colorful variety of art yarn on a spindle, so that’s what I used. They’ll be plied on the wheel.
As anticipated, this second skein of art yarn is thinner than my first—more suitable for the pin loom. It seems a bit of a shame to cut it up; it reminds me of Native American jewelry.
The colors in this skein are toned down, so let’s see how its squares turn out.
Something we’ll call Impatience told me it would be . . .
faster? more convenient? easier?
. . . to spin the first length of my art yarn on a spindle. Yeah. Well, not exactly right. However, we’ll skip over the difficulties of arriving at the tiny amount of yarn on the left-hand spindle in the photo below. The yarn on the right-hand spindle was much easier. It’s a bunch of stretched out silk “hankies” spun onto a lightweight spindle. It was fun to spin. The left-hand spindle wasn’t exactly fun, but there it is.