I told myself that I couldn’t afford a spinning wheel and I didn’t have space for it in Moggle Towers (AKA a 1-bedroom flat) and I was not going to get one. Despite this Friday found me in the car with Mr M on the road to Milton Keynes and P&M Woolcraft.
I came home with this:
Which after around 45 minutes work from Mr M looked like this:
It’s an Ashford Traveller and it’s wonderful.
I also tried the Joy and Traditional from Ashford, and a Victoria from Louet. I really liked both the Joy and the Victoria but they were a lot more money and I wasn’t sure they were worth the extra.
I quickly set to work spinning up some of the Humbug Blue faced leicester that I bought to add to the fibre stash.
Just before posting I was spinning some merino/silk blend. I’ll post pics of that soon.