What’s Been Going On….

In my quest for learning to naalbind, I have looked all around here and cannot seem to come up with real wool yarn.. single ply, double ply or triple ply… not any.  So a while My lovely Bossie!back I decided the only way to have any to work with was to make my own.. sooo…( with a little help from DH) I put together the toy wheel spindle.  As I became more experienced with it, I decided I needed a good spindle… ta daaaa… my Bosworth!  As I became better with it,  I decided to try my hand with a spinning wheel… sooo … ta daaaa… my Kromski Prelude…        

I have been working almost every day for at least an hour (and sometimes 4 or 5 hours) or so trying to get the hang of the quicker drafting needed so I won’t have the curli-cues… so far I continue to have them…just not as many.  I find myself getting anxious and nervous as I continue, so I am sure that either I am not sitting properly or not drafting properly.  I will continue to work on that. 

As for the naalbinding, thus far I have not been able to get just the right size yarn that I would like to use for naalbinding.  But.. I have not given up hope…. :o)  With this going on and everyday things happening… well… that’s what’s been going on! 

About Linda S.

Retired Grandma living in North Central Texas and enjoying being able to spend my time with all my many crafting interests.
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