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Product development

I’m trying to figure out how to make a spinning roving that has built-in color progression and is super-easy to spin from.
Now I think I almost got it..
This roving pulls from the center of the roll and should (at least in theory) allow the spinner to spin a continuos thread with long color sequenses. There’s about 80 grams of fiber here and 4 different colors – also different types of fiber! Mostly merino, but also Bluefaced Leicester and a little bit of wensleydale (locks) and flax.

It’s going to be sooo interesting to spin this! Will it be easy to pull out the roving – or will it break all the time? And what happens when I get to the outer layer? Will the whole thing collapse and turn into a sorry tangled mess? I guess I just have to give it a go.. 🙂

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  1. Good luck with that, love the colours.

    1. Thank you for the kind words! 🙂

  2. Fantastic – can’t wait to see how it looks when it’s spun =)

    1. Yeah – me too! I’m halfways through the fiber now, and it’s spinning up nice and easy 🙂 After it’s spun I’ll navaho-ply it.

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