Thanks to the chilly and, well, yes thanks too to the rather stressful days, I’ve taken to spinning yarn more. It really is such a great stress reliever. Plus, I find great joy in watching the color transitions and seeing how the fiber turns into a yarn, be it single or plied. I’ve learned how to spin using the Long Draw method via a Ravelry Post with this video embedded:
As a result, my first skein of merino where I attempted Long Draw.
It’s really fun. Plus, any fiber from Becoming Art is worth trying. Lisa has such a fun color sense.
This makes me think of Ballykissangel, Ireland, Pubs, Foxes, and St Paddy’s day. It’s actually called Mermaid. I really think it’s interesting, though a bit more wild & green than I expected. What shall I make of it? The yarn hasn’t spoken to me yet, so you have an opportunity to comment and add your 2¢!
I bet if you drank enough beer in a BallyK pub a wee mermaid would perch on the rim of your glass and tell you a wee tale!