Navajo

As in Navajo plied.

navajo

Something I got from Amy a few years back… it was intended for spindle spinning…. hahahahahahaha (OK, I know some of you actually do that). It’s wool, but I don’t know what sort, or the color. Toasted something seems to be in my memory. My calculations tell me I have about 370-375 yards total, but I’m doubtful.

Loops about 21-22 inches long x 2 (because though I made the niddy noddy shaft 9 inches long, I didn’t take into account the horizontal bars) = 42 x 107 strands = 4494 divided by 12 inches = 374.5.

mad math skillz no? I need more practice spinning and plying, but this should be good for mitts or part of a hat.

It’s hot… oooh! dropped 0.2 degrees in the past hour to 86.2. And I have a bench burn. I learned earlier this evening that loose dresses ride up when you slide along a wooden bench. Or attempt to slide along the bench, but don’t quite because your upper thigh got stuck to the wood. Walking tenderly… Back to shorts tomorrow. Or loose linen pants…

EDITED: OH! 375 FEET…. is about 125 yards. That makes more sense. Skillz, I tell ya….

4 Responses so far

  1. 1

    Emily said,

    July 6, 2010 @ 10:02 pm

    Did you navajo ply it to make it more self striping, or just because you wanted to?

  2. 2

    Julie said,

    July 7, 2010 @ 3:21 pm

    Nice job on the yarn – the math, well you got there eventually ;-)

  3. 3

    Chris said,

    July 7, 2010 @ 4:43 pm

    It’s pretty!

  4. 4

    kmkat said,

    July 9, 2010 @ 10:06 am

    Pretty, pretty! (Feel lucky you didn’t get a splinter to go with that burn!)

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