This has been a ‘few minutes here and there’ project. The fibre was Malabrigo Nube 100% Merino wool that I bought in Poland at Magic Loop. (Seriously, if you are ever in Warsaw visit their store, it is awesome).
I decided to see if I could spin to match Malabrigo’s DK weight yarn Rastita.
Here it is with the commercially produced yarn as a comparison.
My yarn is on top, looking a bit rougher. The commercially spun yarn is a lot more consistent than mine. I have problems spinning a consistent thick single – consistent thin singles are much easier for me.
This was a project that I really didn’t like while it was on the wheel. I worried about how the colours were coming together. However, once off the wheel and skeined and caked I really rather like it…
as evidenced by the multitude of pictures I took of it.
Unfortunately there’s not very much of it, so now I need to work out what I can make with it.