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Spinning Challenge 2015: April

This month’s challenge was to spin navajo-plied yarn, either with or without beads. I knew immediately what I wanted to spin: self-striping sock yarn. And I had the perfect fiber braid in mind: a 70/30 BFL/mohair blend from FeltStudioUK.

I divided the braid in half lengthwise, and spun and plied each half separately. This way, I can knit my socks two at a time from separate balls.

#spinning #spinningchallenge #navajoply #selfstriping #handspun #mohair #BFL

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