I finished spinning the second 4 oz braid of Peacock Batik dyed Merino superwash from Fiber Optic. I got it plyed up the night before I was to leave town. And now, I have started knitting with it. I love how the colors have evolved and blended together. I still do not have an exact sense of what the final product will end up looking like.
I love the colors, but am still not pleased with the thickness of my singles. I thought I was doing really well until I plyed the singles together. Still lots of thicker areas, but my overall consistency is getting better, and my yardage is improving.
I got 440 yards on the first braid, and 450 yards on the second braid.
Is a spinning addiction an affliction? I find myself twitching and wanting to sit and spin when I am away from my wheel for more than a day. It is so meditative for me. I will just have to settle for knitting for a few days. I am starting to understand the appeal of a drop spindle.