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Today I had hoped you bring you a post about my spinning-in-progress. I’d shown this Optim a couple of weeks ago and wanted to show how I was getting on:
I took it out of the bag to blog about and saw this:
Unfortunately we had a small accident with a laptop falling from height and we initially didn’t think anything was damaged. But that’s obviously not so.
Some careful unwinding onto a toilet paper tube managed to save the yarn-in-progress and in the end we were let with:
It’ll be making it’s way back to New England this week to have the shaft replaced. Ironic really, as a delivery from there arrived just this week:
A Kauri Midi with a Cochin Rosewood shaft. Weighs just 26g! Unlike lots of Kauri it has a gorgeous grain:
It also has a lovely chatoyance and shine – absolutely beautiful.
So yeah, I’m annoyed about the broken one, but it can be easily fixed.
In other news I finished the most recent pair of socks – should have pics as soon as I can get some light. I’m also making good progress on The Hoody of Woolly Goodness – more news soon!