Spinners

An interesting yarn to Spin: rose stalks:



 
 

Show and tell: 
October 2018

 
The Pakenham Show put out a request for some items for their craft competition. In her usual style, Andrea B responded with a wealth of beautifully spun hanks, tussah silk, art yarns, fine merino and boucle, and took out a number of prizes. Congratulations Andrea!

August 2018
Jay spun a skein from a very dirty washable sliver, which has come up quite well. 

July 2018

 
Jay spun merino and soy, before beginning the knitting of this jumper. Pauline was pleased with her first efforts spinning alpaca and Louise showed her spinning in progress, reds and oranges and a green/blue mix, both wool. Fabulous colours. 

June 2018
This is Rosyln's handspun art yarn alpaca.

May 2018
Jay spun merino, cashmere and silk and dyed with landscape. 
April 2018
 

Spun linen: 



July 2017
 

Show and tell: December

Show and tell: September
Julie demonstrated her home-made drop spindle. 


Show and tell: May 
Eco-dyeing scarves with leaves and vegetables produced some lovely results.
 
 
  

Show and Tell: March

Show and Tell September

 



Show and Tell April

Berwick Show 2018:

Andrea B: 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Spinning, Fibre Blends.

 


Winners: Berwick Show 2016

Andrea B: 1st for Any handspun natural fibre or blend; 2nd for Handspun yarn

 

Eunice: 2nd for 3 skeins of handspun wool 

Winners: Berwick Show 2015

Helen: Best Exhibit Handspun and Handknitted

Helen: 2nd for her Handspun Hat

Dot: 1st for her 3 skeins of Handspun fibre, 1st for her Handspun child's garment, 2nd and 3rd for her Handspun Natural Animal Fibre Garments

 

 

Winner: The Australian Sheep and Wool Show 2014

Marilyn: 2nd Prize

Annual Report 2013 Spinning highlights: 

Members demonstrated weaving: at Southern Autistic School and Salford Park Retirement Village.
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