Feeling quite pleased with myself

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Christine
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Feeling quite pleased with myself

Postby Christine » Sat Aug 14, 2010 2:15 pm

I recently finished spinning up 100g of pretty blue/pink roving that I bought from my friend Lucy (Bearium on Ravelry). I was aiming for a DK weight and, after Navajo plying it and then winding it round my home-made niddy-noddy (I used plumbing waste pipe and t-connectors for it - less than a fiver at B&Q!) I've worked out that the 100g of roving has made approx 240 metres of yarn, which is more or less equal to the 2 x 50g balls of Sirdar Balmoral in the Wedgewood blue colour that I've got in my stash. So, I'm feeling rather pleased with myself and am planning on making another Baktus scarf, striping the two yarns :)
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Re: Feeling quite pleased with myself

Postby DarkestKnits » Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:27 pm

Ooh exciting! I can't wait to see your Baktus! I tried spinning last year and spun enough to make a pair of fingerless mitts but didn't do any more after that!

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Re: Feeling quite pleased with myself

Postby Tricotine » Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:48 am

How satisfying it must be to spin and knit your own yarn!
Looking forward to seeing your Baktus, Christine. :smile:


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