Most of the past week and a half I have been too sick and tired to even pick up my hook, but I had to make an exception for a lovely custom-spun rainbow yarn that I got from The Fine Lime.
The most fascinating part for me is the process the fiber goes through in order to become a finished product. This particular project started out as a braid from The Wild Hare Fiber Studio -- similar to the one shown in the upper right side of the photo below:
|Photo by Monica McDonald (The Fine Lime)|
Then, Monica (the spinning wonder behind The Fine Lime) works her magic on the fiber to turn it into this:
|My *ACTUAL* yarn being spun! Photo by Monica McDonald|
From Monica's spinning wheel, the fiber is presented for sale (where hopeless yarn junkies like me wait to snap it up!)...
|The finished product - Photo by Monica McDonald|
And from there? The yarn could become any number of things -- but in my hands? It became this:
If you want to get in on all the best stuff from The Fine Lime, I recommend looking Monica up on Facebook. She posts new fiber hauls and her own custom dyes -- but you have to act quickly: her beautiful work goes fast!