This is from a Malabrigo top that I got a couple of weeks ago in a new craft shop in Mill Valley called Once Around. While I was visiting the store it felt like being inside a candy store. I liked their array of merchandise and I couldn’t resist the impulse of purchasing some wool that was for sale. I think this color is called Mostaza (Mustard). I decided to spin a two ply yarn with it.
And here is some plain white merino wool combined with some randomly picked sari silk threads and a little Angelina spark. I love the white against the bright jewel tone colors of the sari silk threads.
I’m thinking of combining the sari silk thread with other colors and spin some more textural yarns.
Sorry I’m a bit late. I’ve been getting ready for my first solo show at the Bolinas Museum and there is so much to do! But alas! Here is the calendar for April. Something colorful to celebrate the arrival of Spring.
I’m ready to start my week after being away for a few days. Yarnival was a lot of fun! The location itself was beautiful. My booth was nestled amongst pear tress and big redwoods. The weather was hot enough for me and everyone around was excited and happy to be at the event. I met several people there, some were spinners, knitters, farmers, vendors, and those that are genuinely appreciative of the work we do, but for the most important part, we all were there to have a good time.
And I’m not kidding when I say having a good time!
The carding station
These masks were incredible!
This is Lexi’s Studio which was dedicated to showcase the work of several fiber artists that were featured at the fair. Some of them came from Japan specially to attend the event.
This is the famous giant skein. This is one 10.5 mile long strand of yarn comprised of individual sections spun by different spinners from around the globe. My yarn is somewhere in there!
Lexi giving her lecture about art yarn.
Hopefully I’ll be able to attend again, next year.