I’m on a spinning roll. As soon as I finished the Random Colors Merino last night I started on a top of Romney that has long color gradient.
It starts with yellow and moves through sunset colors to midnight blue.
After reading a Yarn Harlot post quite a while ago, I have wanted to try to spin a long color gradient yarn and I found some lovely tops at The Homestead Hobbyist on Etsy. After dividing the top down the middle lengthwise, I spun two bobbins beginning with the yellow and ending with the midnight blue.
The result after plying today is a skein 136 yards long of light worsted yarn, named Midday to Midnight. What else could it be called.
Once it was finished and I was rummaging around in my fiber basket trying to decide what I want to spin next, I decided that I really should put my inventory on Ravelry in my notebook. If you are a knitter or crocheter, please feel free to browse, http://www.ravelry.com/people/Mountain-g-mom, maybe something will catch your eye. Some of my yarn is for sale at Greenberry House in Meadows of Dan, VA, some I still have here and can’t decide whether to use it or sell it too. At least, I now know what I have on hand, well most of it, there is a sampler of fiber that are tiny hanks that haven’t been spun or inventoried. They will likely be added to my Funky Fiber yarn that will some day become a knitted throw. I didn’t decide what to start. Perhaps I should finish the Tunis with the Finn X Jacob and have that yarn ready to knit when I get out of the spinning mode and want to make the Rib Warmer for fall.