The Corriedale wool that I talked about in the previous post that had been dyed crimson, blue and black has now been spun on my Lendrum wheel at a ratio of 8:1 into a thin single. I watched some YouTube videos on how to Navajo ply and then tried it out. It was something that had sounded so challenging, but once I tried it, I was amazed at how simple the plying really was. Did I really psyche myself out about something so simple? Okay, note to self, next time when I hear how difficult something is, I need to take that as a maybe, not as a definite.
I hand carded the bright blue, turquoise, and emerald green Corriedale wool into rolags:
Then I spun them on my Lendrum wheel into a soft singles at a ratio of 8:1. I Navajo plied this colorway as well and this is the end result:
I thought that I'd share some photos that I took of the wonderful work that was on display. I'm sorry about the quality of some of the quilt photos, but some of them were hanging high in the air, so it was difficult to get a good photo of them. Here are some of my favorites:
There was an interesting display in the plant section on carnivorous plants:
Enjoy your day,