I'm done with my first bobbin of the current wheel project! (DK-3 ply from drumcarded batts, for Sandi Wisehart's knit-to-fit cardigan KAL). I think this is the most perfectly filled bobbin I've ever produced; three batts fit to perfection. And there are no nasty surprises inside, either; the filling is smooth and even throughout:
I'm still experimenting with the iPhone, but I think I like the actual camera better. That first shot wasa taken without flash. This next, otherwise-identical one, with:
Amazing how the flash saddens the blue but intensifies the yellow, isn't it? Also, I think this is the only camera I've ever used where the flash actually results in a picture that is darker overall.
Since it's currently all about the batts here, I've also started spinning some of my own merino/angelina blend, in Titania, on the spindle:
I'm aiming for a heavyish laceweight. I really, really want to see how the angelina works up in a fine yarn. Will there be too much sparkle? Not enough? Will the ends of the angelina stick out? Will it make the yarn scratchy? We shall see!