The Best of Intentions

I had absolutely vowed I would get back to working on my jacob fleece spinning as soon as my wheel was free again. But? That didn’t happen. I just couldn’t face the dreariness of undyed fiber while the leaves begin to fall and I start thinking about autumn. There will be plenty of dreary weather in the upcoming months and there will also be plenty of time to concentrate on spinning more often, making the spinning of the jacob fleece feel faster. Right now I don’t spin enough to be inspired to get it done.

So I went for color. Specifically, color I wouldn’t bother to spin on my spindles. I have a braid of BFL top from fibernymph dye works in a gradient colorway and I figured that would be a great wheel project. I began spinning it last night on my porch. As the evening progressed and it got dark so quickly, I realized I couldn’t actually make it very far. However, I can say that the top is extremely well prepared and easy to spin and it is going quite a bit faster than it feels it should.

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