Colourful llama

I was tempted to write “Lamia” here (my cat’s name 🙂 ).

I shyly cooked in a pot half of my llama wool supplies which was 50 grams. I was too fearful to risk whole lot that I have – the fiber is one of those luxury ones and in luxurious price as well, so.. everything is be clear now i suppose 😉 Fortunately altogether with its price come sensory experiences – the fiber was subjected to proces of removing thicker hair so what landed in my hands is like.. afterheader almost 🙂 The roving was more than soft (20 microns!) with a subtle shine and slightly slippery. I was a bit affraid of losing these properties during dyeing which always felts the wool a bit. Fortunately none of these happened 😀

Spinning it was a real pleasure. I’m delighted to have 50 grams left – my spinning wheel will gladly eat more of this miracle.

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Finished yarn is soft and I’m not sure, yet I have a feeling that llama yarn is colder in touch than sheep wool one. Luxurious fiber..

I managed to spin exactly 52 g and 116 m which gave me 2,23 m per one gram.

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