This is my 777th blog post! I thought that's a cool number.
I've spun up some Humbug fiber I bought from Shunklies. The good thing is, I have lots more of that stuff in many different colorways. What a pleasure it is to spin this interesting fiber. It's not next to skein softest yarn ever, but I can use it for socks, and mittens. But not everyone is a Mimosa like I am.
This is Jacobs Humbug: navajo plied, 227yds SOLD
And this is Shetland Humbug: navajo plied, 204yds, 103g/3.6oz
This handspun yarn is still available in my shop.
I love Shunklies Humbug fiber, even though I bought the rustic ones, I think she's got some softer fiber as well now.
While I was trying to take pictures of the yarn, Happy was trying to get me to play with him. He gently put the tennis ball on my display, waited patiently for a while, and since I didn't cooperate, he took the ball back, and went along his way. Sweet boy!
As you can see in the photos, it has been a while, since I took these. I haven't spun much lately. Busy of course, but also the yearly cracked fingers are not very fiber friendly. A few days ago, I could hardly hold on to the fiber, so I had to take care of my fingers first. Got good advise on ravelry (Crisco, and cotton socks are involved, and other magical creams). The spinning wheel is really calling to me. Can not get excited about my WIP's, can't settle down with one, and find no peace to finish things up.
I've got my shelves yesterday! Now only the front of one drawer and a replacement cabinet door, and my kitchen is finally done. Funny thing is, we already need the electrician coming back to fix things, just installed weeks ago, and the tiler, and the plumber. Oh well. The never ending story. Meanwhile I'm going to blend me a smoothie! Read the book I got for my birthday "Green for Life" and want to incorporate some green smoothies in my life. Maybe this way I can get more veggies in my body, since they don't want to cross my lips otherwise. Anybody has some favorite green smoothie recipes???