Woolly Weekend

after lots of misty mornings….

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we've had a sunny weekend with warm days and cold nights – perfect for playing with wool…

first the wool needs to be sorted to get some of the dirt out – black for spinning; white for washing and then stuffing dolls….

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as i am writing this the white wool is drying on the trampoline after it has been washed in the washing machine…

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last night we had the fire going. while the boys were busy on one side of the room…

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i had time for some spinning on this side…

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and plying… and putting it onto the niddy-noddy… and washing the skein…

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this morning the skeins were drying…

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the wool was rolled up in balls…

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ready for knitting – which is what i'm doing right now while i am waiting for the pictures to upload…

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One thought on “Woolly Weekend

  1. Wooooow. It looks lovely Nicole. I envy you the time and talent to take the raw product all the way through and then knit it. Lovely!
    See you tomorrow 🙂
    (I’m not stalking you… really.)

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