Handspun art yarn, wool, curls, kid mohair, silk, Angelina sparkle by SpinningStreak

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Handspun art yarn, soft, various yarns, green by SpinningStreak Are you ready for an art yarn? But one you can actually USE? Not something over twisted, lumpy, liable to come apart....or too wildly coloured? A new range of handspun yarn. For this one I prepared an art yarn batt on my drum carder (see last picture) The batt included various wools, silk threads, Wensleydale locks and a touch of Angelina sparkle. I then spun it up and double plied it with a fine kid mohair mix yarn in green and a fine merino yarn in a brighter blue. The wool is spun slightly thick and thin with some slubs - please see last picture against the tape measure for an accurate idea of the gauge. The skein is soft and chunky in various shades of green and blue with flashes of purple lilac and lemon yellow - funky and unique enough to be called an 'art yarn', but totally usable.


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