Koi ready for the final cut!

Christine has been working hard this Summer which is a sad reminder how fast Summer went by. Just yesterday I was in California packing up my shop. Today I am in the Olde Forge doing …duh duh duh…inventory. Woohoo. Then I received some lovely pics.

A Day at the Beach

Color Way shown here is Esperanza the Harlot!, part of our Renaissance Collection.

Remains of the Day Hand Spun

The beauty of this is that I have not really spun yarn in over a year. Last night I took home my wheel knowing full well that my Mom’s cat was going to see this as an opportunity to get killed…by me. She’s so adorable. I just think she was definitely a border collie in her past life by the way she hers my hats and fiber around the house.

So the first of my hand spun yarn is from the yarn color way “Remains of the Day” formerly known as 6:14 pm. This is Jill’s baby. We tried to get a more sophisticated spin by keeping our color ways as simple on the fiber as possible. The end goal: less wild card and more modeled. There’s still some flecky and stripey stuff going on, but that is the nature of the spin beast. Next time I will dot my i’s and make sure to align the lights with the darks.

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Early Spring 2014 Colors Released

These are just the start of a very good future for The Sheepwalk Fiber Arts Studio…