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Lessons Learned, and a Lovely Gift

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A bit of weaving has been happening in the last few weeks, but more on that later.

First, I'd like to share the gift I received from a friend at work.

There are two batts of wool, dyed in some lovely shades of purples and pinks.  No idea what kind of wool it is, but it will be a pleasure to discover its properties.  I've never spun from a batt before, so the whole process will be a learning opportunity. The funny thing is, the person that bought them had no idea what they were (she doesn't knit or spin), but she just liked the way they looked.  I agree!

On to the weaving update.  You'll recall that I was last in the process of threading the silver 10/2 bamboo for two scarves.  It's been awhile since I last blogged, and in all that time, this is what I've accomplished:

Yep, that's it.  A grand total of 5 inches.  It took me no less than four attempts to get the threading correct.  And I still found 3 threading errors after I'd tied on and spread the war…