Today has been mostly cloudy after almost 1 and a half inches of gentle rain in 24 hours. But that is always perfect weather to find sanctuary in my little studio.
Here is today’s Tour de Fleece installment of a bobbin of Shetland singles on my Kromski Minstrel. Thai is my first time spinning Shetland and thank goodness I am enjoying it as I have 2 pounds!
I have been appreciating the vibrant colors in these heathers in our garden. Even when they are not flowering the foliage often adds a stunning contrast.
As I was spinning, one of our resident squirrels hung from the window screen and was undeterred by my presence in a quest for sunflower seeds and peanuts.
This year I am participating in Tour de Fleece. It is a worldwide yarn spinning event. The idea is to spin every day that the cyclists are pedaling in the Tour de France. The first day was July 2. It took me that day to realize via social media that the event was underway. I also burned up some time deciding to participate rather than just be a bystander. But here is the result of my labors on Day 2 of the event
In case you are more interested in Matilija poppies here you go…..