Sunday was the last day of the Tour de France, and so the last day for the Tour de Fleece. As the riders made their way into Paris, I finished the last bobbin on the wheel and crossed the finished line. I thoroughly enjoy this event each year and this was my most successful finish.
Le Tour by the numbers ::
TOTALS – 12 ozs, 1798 yds singles, 899 yds finished skeins, 2 ozs on bobbin – unknown yardage
2 ozs, 239 yds, merino/silk, snowpocalypse from The Unique Sheep
4 ozs, 310 yds, merino, sandalwood from Ashland Bay
4 ozs, 350 yds, merino/silk, del mar from Ashland Bay
2 ozs, first bobbin of merino, unknown colorway from Ashland Bay
I’d been away from my wheel for months and used the TdF to regain my spinning mojo. Success!! I enjoyed every minute. I used new-to-me fibers, new wheel/whorl settings, experimented with long-draw, and made a very nice dent in the fiber stash. An extra bonus — added 899 yds to Stash Dash. 😀
Enjoy your day!