I spun like a maniac last weekend, and managed a big old batch of yarn out of the tails left over from the October fiber club.
^^^This photo is deceiving. That is a really big pile of yarn.
This stuff? It spins like a dream. I was filling 6 oz. bobbins like they were nothing. Romney, Romney, Romney!
Romney wool (from combed top)
989 yards and 1 lb. 7 oz. total
spun and plied at 11:1 (If I don’t record that stuff here, it doesn’t get recorded.)
This is a heavy, kinda scratchy yarn. There should be enough here for a sweater for me. If not, I’ve got some more of the fiber. Now, just to decide what type of sweater to knit. I was thinking just a plain raglan pullover kind of like this, but maybe I need a buttoned cardigan with a big ribbed turtleneck-type collar, kind of like this shape, but with buttons. ???
The voting’s started over on Flickr. Some people really know what they want!