This is the way NOT to drop spindle…..spin near your cats bed, as you will drop the spindle and frighten the life out of her. She will then shoot out of bed like a shot, taking your roving with her which is attached to the spindle. Thinking she is being chased by something freaky she’ll run like hell around the house!! You will have a hard time catching her and attempts to unravell the roving caught between her nails on her paws are undescribable…..Poo!
She will then look at you with frustration in her eyes and a frown, (which is so funny and yes they do frown!!) “what the flaming heck you do that for, you stupid woman?” look on her face as she glares at you with her eyes.
Oh my poor baby (my cat, that is) was rather confused and dazed poor thing. She now looks at my spindle with hate and fear 😦 and I don’t blame her. Almost another major disaster.
Well, after detatching my roving from her and spindle, did you think I was going to spin with Holly attached??? Eeekkk, I did manage to spin.
I think I overspun in certain places but I am getting the hang of it and much prefer the top whorl method to the bottom. Mr S said…I see you’re getting the hang of it, I told you that’s the way to do it…..smart ass!!
I set the twist and blocked a small section of the yarn and this is what it looks like. Novelty yarn maybe? If you’ve never spun before, you should give it a whirl, what are you waiting for? It’s fun, but don’t spin near your pets though!!
Now Plying?…..where do I start?