I did it!!!! I made my very own yarn.
Last Thursday, a friend and I headed over to
Since I've only ever used my drop spindle once, and that one time was a completely unsuccessful experience, I decided to ask someone how hard this fiber would be to use for a beginner. The woman (and I wish I would have gotten her name) said "Well, why don't you try it out".
ME: But ummm... I've never spun before.
ME: I can't spin.
HER: Everyone can spin.
ME: But I've never spun before. I don't know how.
HER: Have you seen someone spin?
ME: Yes, on TV.
HER: Then you can spin. Just do what they did.
So... I did. She helped me out, giving me a few instructions, however, she didn't really tell me too much. Really, it was as easy as it looks. I was shocked!! Because knitting... not as easy as some people make it look. When I first learned to knit, I was upset because it was SO hard, and I really didn't like it. I put it down for a few YEARS, and then, TiVo decided to tape some knitting show on DIY. After I saw that show, I really wanted to learn again, so I retaught myself. I haven't put the needles down since. Spinning really isn't difficult, though. I have yet to make yarn that looks good, but whatever... it's yarn! And, for