Thursday, August 23, 2007

My History Of Spinning

Today I showed Monkey all my spinning samples.

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My Mom taught me to spin less than a year ago and I've already become addicted. I've learned a lot already just through practice and I'm proud of how my skills have improved.

Monkey carefully examined each skein...

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and although the pink merino from Fleece Artist was his favorite...

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He proclaimed my latest efforts the winner!

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6 comments:

Marlene said...

The spinning looks fabulous, so does the new blog!

Marlene said...

Ooooo, just thinking, that "Monkey's favorite" would make lovely lace wristwarmers.

Lorraine said...

Great monkey and fabulous spinning. Are you using a wheel or a spindle?

kristo said...

In answer to Lorraine's question... I'm using a spinning wheel. I've never tried a spindle but I've seen my Mom using one and I might have to try it. :-)

marti said...

you have the best type of mentor! i am looking forward to seeing what else you come up with!

Maggie Ann said...

Oh I love your yarn...its beautiful! Your Mom is such a good teacher....she's taught me a lot about spinning...long distance!