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Plans for a spinning and quilting weekend


Alison brought in her Crown Mountain Farms Corriedale Roving. I talked her into letting me keep it to start playing with my blending of bright roving colors and the chocolate brown. I ordered more roving from Crown Mountain Farms so I will have enough to make a sweater and give one "hank" of roving back to Alison.

You can see that my English Paper Piecing experiment is coming along nicely. I do love working along, one hexagon at a time. It actually goes much faster than I had expected. I'm using the Fat Quarter Quilt pattern from Paper Pieces.

I would like to head home to start playing but it's only 2:30!

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Comment by Kelley Petkun on March 28, 2009 at 12:29pm
Hi Susan,

Click on the Crown Mountain Farms link and you can find the roving. The Corriedale comes in four natural colors.
Comment by EdwardRad on March 28, 2009 at 11:53am
Oh, that will be gorgeous with your bright rovings!! I can't wait to see how it turns out. ^_^
Comment by Peggy Stuart on March 27, 2009 at 8:16pm
The brown roving looks great with the hexagons. (Maybe I should post a photo of my GMFG quilt...) --Peggy
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on March 27, 2009 at 2:37pm
Did this roving come in that color? I really like it, but I can't get Corriedale here locally, I'd have to order it and I haven't tried ordering roving as yet... just a little preliminary spinning with my drop spindle, more practice than anything else.
Comment by Kelley Petkun on March 27, 2009 at 2:34pm
It's exactly what I want for my bright color/chocolate brown yarn! It's just too exciting!
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on March 27, 2009 at 2:33pm
Kelley: The roving looks about like you wanted for the sweater you talked about the other day. The color is very rich. I hope it works out beautifully!

2:30... that is too early to head home. Don't worry the time will pass quickly and you can get started on your REAL work. Susan

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