Spinners

Jay 
  
An interesting yarn to Spin: rose stalks:



 
 

Show and tell:
December 2019


Jay spun the roving from Tassie (on the left) and then plied it with lemon merino from the Guild (right). She clearly has more to ply. 
May 2019

Jay spun Finn Merino and also Polwarth from Yarck.
April 2019
 
Andrea spun the Polwarth wool, the breed for the Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show this year, while Jay spun this cotton and silk. 


March 2019 
 

Andrea scoured and dyed fleece in one pot to achieve her favourite blues and greens, spinning them in different weights. Jay spun these beautiful greys and pinks. 

February 2019
 

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 2019

 
Jay and Andrea were both given first prizes for Spinning: Jay for 3 Skeins of Handspun Wool and Andrea for 3 Skeins of Commercially Prepared Fleece. 

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.
ą
Waverley Spinners,
Mar 4, 2019, 11:15 PM
ą
Waverley Spinners,
Mar 4, 2019, 11:15 PM
Comments