Farewell Joyous Wheel
The flea market find of the century for me, the Clemes & Clemes spinning wheel, will find it’s new home today in Albany.
But Not Before I Had My Way With Her
I couldn’t let this beauty of a wheel go without a full cycle of spinning and plying.
So, I finished spinning up the one bobbin-full of singles using the Luscious Longwool from Weston Hill Farms. Finn approved.
I then transferred half the singles onto each of two bobbins from my Louet wheel and plied up the entire mess.
I did end up washing the hank of yarn and it bloomed significantly!
I loved working with this fiber…it was very different than most prepared fibers I’ve worked with, and I wouldn’t recommend that a new spinner start with this fiber. Ideas have been spinning around in my head as to what I will use this yarn for.
I have also never used a double-band-tensioned spinning wheel before and Aaron is in for a treat.