It has been fascinating to watch the Yarn Harlot struggle and spin to meet the 1400g requirement of the recent Tour de Fleece (Ravelry Link), which follows the Tour de France bicylce race. There has been some beautiful yarn to come out of the spinalong, enough so that I've wanted to see more handspun goodness and share it with you. It's instilled in me a fanciful desire to spin, which the realities of my life know that I will never fufill. Instead, I live vicariously through what they've spun. Here is a sampling of spinners and their creations from the Tour de Fleece.
Trampled By Geese has quite a lot of posts covering her progress.
There is a Tour de Fleece Flickr Group!
I can't believe how fine Gnome Spun Yarn can spin (and hooray for gnomes!)
CosmicPlutoKnits makes me want to run out and buy a spinning wheel right NOW, knowing that whatever I spin will look like poorly made fresh pasta compared to her elegant skeins.
As The Bunny Spins made some lovely yarn from a variety of interesting fiber blends.
Chopped Tomatoes has some drool worthy handspun. The sock yarn is particularly delectable.
> Rose Kim Knits
> Nutmeg Knitter
> Random Knits
> Confessions of a Yarn Addict
> Project Stash
> Breathe In Two Three Four
> Queer Joe's Knitting Blog
> An Old German's Knitting Blog
> Knitting to Stay Sane
> Minding My Own Stitches
> Barf Green is Best
> Dayana Knits
> Thread Panda
> Pumpkin Sunrise
> Peacefully Knitting
> Mis Lanitas
> Stash Shop Blog
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Miracles have happened and husbeast received and accepted a job offer at his dream company last week. He starts work soon. We are breathing sighs of relief and expecting great things ahead.
I'm knitting. I've been caring for my two sons, living at my MIL's house, volunteering at our local co-op preschool and gardening. Trying to find time to write and to redefine this blog to embrace my current reality.
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