|Watching the paint dry on the parts|
of my hand-made yarn swift
Now this might not seem like such a grand and glorious accomplishment - until you realize I made it without screws or traditional carpenter's tools of any kind - just craft-store materials, glue, paint, and my own two hands. It looks something like this:
|The design for this awesome little |
low-tech yarnie machine can be
found here. I love the Internet.
Want to see it in action? Get a load of it as I wind Andrea's handspun on it:
Isn't the handspun just gorgeous? Can you believe that's the natural color of Midnight Magic? I might need to go and steal that animal from the barn.
Now, you might be wondering why I'm winding Andrea's handspun. Well, here's what she sent me in order to craft a shawl for her:
|This is a whole lotta alpaca love|
I hope you are as in love with your fiber as I am with mine at the moment. Definitely check out everybody's fiber art from Andrea's blog - and I'd love to hear what you would name Andrea's shawl. It needs a super name, so I'm all ears.