I am getting a SPINNING WHEEL for my birthday! Which was today! Oh. My. God! My mom (owner of the Wheel of Shame) has said that she would like to buy me one of my own. And I have offered to send her home with various samples of rovings so as to put the Wheel of Shame back into use. I may get her using it again regularly, who knows. Wouldn’t that be great? Then it would be the Wheel of Fun and very happy.
I have no idea which kind I want. SO all y’all spinners out there, what’re your favorites? What do you like and dislike about the various models? How’d you go about picking one? What were your criteria? I have to educate myself here. I plan to spend much time over at A Mano playing on the Louet Traveler they’ve got as a floor model. not sure that’s the one I want, but it’s a cute little wheel. I must confess that my attempts today were rather pathetic and hilarity did, in fact, ensue, but I will get it eventually.
There was much stash enhancement, a skein of Lisa Souza laceweight in Jonquil, some Socks that Rock, Lorna’s Laces shepherd sock, a set of rosewood #2 dpns, a bunch of different rovings, a set of knitters hand repair soaps and the aforementioned SPINNING WHEEL. I had to do a little bit of rearrangement due to stash containment issues, but that’s been sorted and yarn diet has been averted.
Yep. Nothing sez festive like a dog in a paper chapeau.
Also, OMG. Spinning wheel!!!