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July 13, 2007



Love the colours Maia. I wish there was a video section to your blog because I would love to see you working with the picker. Looks like too much fun! That's the best part about starting up new projects, using all those toys!


Excuse my ignorance, but what does a picker do? A little more detail than "It picks" would be nice. ;p


Whew, someone before me already admitted not knowing where this "picker" fits into the "Grand Yarn Scheme." I'm guessing before being carded, turned into batts? Oh, the pain of being a newbie.


Wow, what pretty colors. And cute mugs. And serious tools!

I'm really looking forward to following along as you go from fleece to sweater here.


Pickers do like medieval torture devices don't they? Yet another spinner's tool that makes regular tetnus shots an essential item!

I like the yummy colors of your fleece.


Yeah, thanks a lot Maia. Let em tell you a little story...First I had to have a wheel and I was alright for a little while. Then I needed carders so I could really make my own yarn. Then I just had to have another portable wheel and I was happy...for a little while. I thought a drum carder was the only way to quench my thirst for always wanting more spinning equipment. So I got myself a strauch petite a while ago and I've been happy ever since. Well, until you just had to show off that little contraption above. Like I said, Thanks a lot!

p.s. do they sell those things small enough to fit in a nyc apartment?


OOoooooo, fiberlicious!!


My daughter was looking over my shoulder and thought the first fiber...the orangy one, was food! Chuckle, chuckle!

Love the baseball cups!

And not (yet) knowing a whole lot about the sheep to spinning part of things, it was really neat to find out what a picker is! Thanks.


Those colors really are yummy and the baseball cups are cute!


Beautiful colors. I'll have to follow your work with it :)

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