Friday, October 27, 2006

Spinning to the top of the fiber ladder!

Did I tell you I was going to a Spinning class? A free workshop at MIT. Our teacher pictured here is giving us a demonstration. She's an M.I.T student and looks like she knows what she's doing.



Whoa, this is going to take a lot of pratice.

I certainly didn't catch on right away!



It was a small class and we got to take our little drop spindle & some roving home with us.


There were 5 of us. Only one knew what she was doing. M-m-m-m, she's had a class before she said. But she needed a refresher class.












I took pictures of my work once I got home. I think I've got single ply Worstered weight here, LOL. More work is needed but look below ...











This wheel might be what I really need right? Or is it a case of "want" ... I heard a rumer that there are bets being taken on "How long is it going to take Rhonda to buy a Spinning Wheel?" But ...

How am I going to get this into the house without the DH seeing it?

5 comments:

FemiKnitMafia said...

There are bets being placed. Sounds like you need a place to hide it, and fast.

Julia said...

Hey, your spindle-spun yarn looks really great! You will love the wheel. Don't try to hide it - just plunk it in the middle of the living room and DARE you husband to say anything about it :-) I'm sure he has his hobbies, too!

Dipsy D. said...

It seems you had so much fun at the spinning class - thanks for sharing all these pics! And hey, your yarn looks amazing!

Blogless Kim said...

If they had spinning when I was at MIT, I'd so have been there! Of course, I hadn't learned to knit yet....

amanda said...

sheesh, Rhonda you're yarn looks great. You should've seen the stuff I first spindle spun :o)