FO Friday: The Ravellenic Games 2012 Finishing up with the Handspun Heptathlon

The Olympics are drawing to a close, as are the Ravellenic Games 2012.

My final event the Handspun Heptathlon is done!


Seawool: 30% seacell / 70% Superwash Merino

On the swift

2ply fingering 16wpi, 172yds

Lendrum Handspun seawool singles

My Single Treadle Lendrum Spinning wheel

swift by Alvin Ramer of colbourne, ontario Cda

My Swift by Alvin, he also does beautiful woolcombs

Now to get ready for the Orono Fair, in September.

The question was asked “What do you plan to do with your skein”

This year it will be for the Handspun skein entry in our local fair. Next year probibly Handspun Artical, probiby a shawlette. We live about an hour east of Toronto. Our local fair is a traditional Canadian country fair, with sheep shearing tractor pulls fruit and veg judging, Jams, jellies, pies etc. On Sunday my spinning group “The Durham Handspinning Guild” meet to spin for the public in the “Bunny Barn”. We are there from 10 – 4:00 if you would like to join us, knitters are welcome :0)

FO’s 2012 = 51 + 1 = 52

Patterns from my own Library = 5

WIP’s 2012 = 4 – 1 = 3

Stash used 2012 = 63

Stash Purchased 2012 = 69 + 8 = 77

Beryl Blanket Hexes =  48

Books = 20

Take Care and cya next Wednesday,

WIP Weds and Friday’s at Tami’s

For links to my blogwalk  come join me in the blogpond :0)

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Regula
    Aug 11, 2012 @ 02:05:18

    Lovely yarn. Do you know what you are going to do with it?


  2. Andrea Morrison (@wonderwhygal)
    Aug 11, 2012 @ 10:49:15

    Your yarn is gorgeous. I never even touched my wheel. My knitting has taken over my life. Agghh! I’ll be glad to be back to just Nerd Wars. Attempting Tour de Fleece and Ravellenics have wiped me out.


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