Knitting in the News:
There is now an Ipad app for all you techno knitters and crocheters. Supposedly, you can learn to knit and crochet and it covers lots of info like increases and decreases, knitting in the round, and knitting with color. Pretty neat!
Last time I was here I told you all about my dreams of spinning my own yarn. Well my Louet top whorl drop spindle came in the mail yesterday. The kit I got came with three balls of wool roving: gray, red and navy blue. I also purchased a bright fuchsia roving to practice on as well. There are some great tutorials on youtube from Megan LaCore. I went step by step with her videos and it really made the process a lot easier.
I have a few questions though. I want to make sock yarn, which I know is very thin and plied a few times depending on what you want (ex: Superfine or fingering). How exactly can I go about doing this? Do I need a lighter spindle? Does it have to be a bottom whorl instead of my topwhorl?
Also can anyone recommend any good reads on this subject? Thanks guys and I'll be back in a few days with more yarn pictures for you!