I have this fleece. I have had it for three years and have been picking at it off and on in an effort to make it last as long as humanly possible; in fact it was this fleece that Michelle's purple yarn came from. I was talking to Laura the other night, about everything, I think we were on the phone for over an hour, always love those conversations :), we got to talking about different types of fleece and I got on the subject of this romney I've had forever; I started to itch. All of you who work with raw wool know exactly what I mean. I swear as a person who has been there, learned a lesson, and got the T-shirt, there isn't much difference between one addiction and another. I could smell the wool, I could feel its silky goodness in my hands and I could see its shimmering luster as I played out the draft into the orifice... Ahem..... moving on lol
As soon as I was off the phone with Laura, I went into my adopted girls room and started digging in the closet for my romney!
Here is what I spun. This is my attempt to do a somewhat bulky single. It isn't even by far, but I don't think it was bad for my first attempt!
There is a discussion in one of the Ravelry groups that I follow about relaxing singles, where I got the idea to try this. All I did was wash it in hot water with just a small bit of Dawn. There are a few places in it where it is thinner than others so it is twisted tighter and didn't calm down as much as the thicker areas, but I don't think this would cause a problem when making something out of it. I don't know if I will be able to though, because of the thin spots, they will stick out horribly.