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Sunday, December 06, 2009

Pickin' n Grinnin'

Back to fiber processing. This morning I was able to go from this:

to this:

by way of this:

in about half an hour. That's several hours of manual labor shortened by the Patrick Green Triple Picker. I'm a happy spinner!

I'm in the midst of a project that's taking me from the original silver/gray Coopworth fleece (from Cedaredge Farm in Roebuck, SC), through the washing, dyeing, picking, carding, and blending to make yarn for a very special vest. So far, so good. With a huge thanks to Diana, my color guru in Alabama.

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I am containing my jealousy from afar. Can't wait to see what you spin up!

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