Vintage Vespa

How happy am I to be done with this? I can’t even tell you. How long does it take to make 3 ply laceweight? I can’t really tell you that either, but I started back in November. I’ve spun quite a few other things in the meantime, including two other loop bumps. But the majority of my spinning has been a bit thicker than this. I’ve been chain plying this steadily for the past 3 days and it has done a number on my already somewhat sore wrists. I was just SO desperate to get it finished!

I was worried at one point that this yarn would be wiry, with all the twist I was putting in it to hold the very thin singles together. But it is as soft as can be, a testament to some really nice fiber to start out with. When I first received the color, I was not quite sure how I felt about it. But, then I saw someone weave with this colorway and it was so pretty. I am inspired to give that a try myself.

Yardage for this project? A pretty amazing 828 yards.

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