Wednesday 1 October 2014

néou (spun)

The autumn is slowly creeping into the valley and soon the first snow - “néou” - will fall on the surrounding hills. It’s time to bring the flocks down from the pastures ready for the arrival of winter.



Ingredients: 25g of washed and carded wool. The fibre used was white Berichon du Cher from Gèdre.
Spinning: Two singles spun from rolags in the Z direction, using a semi-worsted technique. Spun out in the fields at Payolle

Plying: two singles plied in the S direction until balanced. 

Finishing: Wound off into a skein, washed and dried weighted to set the ply.

Quantity: 22g giving 18m of finished yarn

WPI: 9

Yarn Weight: DK

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