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On yer bike.....

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Well no, actually, on your spindle!
Every year during the Tour de France, there is a little community of people who take part in what's known as Tour de Fleece...during the time that the riders are on their bikes, we are on our wheels and spindles.

1. "precious" Blue faced Leicester being spun on a drop spindle.

2. My first attempt at Navajo plying with "Take back" a Merino/Bamboo blend.

3. My favourite so far "precious" has now been spun into a 2 ply yarn and is renamed "Smeagol"

4. More "Smeagol"

5. yarns drying. The other yarn you see is a Shetland, plied with cotton to make a slubby gimp yarn...I might have to name that one "Slubby Gimp"


12th Jul 2009, 10:41  

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Orbit says:

love the colours and textures in these yarns

19th Jul 2009, 07:44

morningbear says:

thank you

19th Jul 2009, 17:22

Caine says:

Wow, beautiful, so beautiful!

22nd Jul 2009, 22:49

FilbertFox says:

they do be pretty

26th Jul 2009, 21:55

Wendle says:

Gorgeous colours!

4th Aug 2009, 13:35

morningbear says:

thanks x

5th Aug 2009, 06:09

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