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Artsfest Yarn Premiere

Artsfest, in Conway, Arkansas, has come and gone, but the memories of the day live on. In addition to the memories, the Artsfest Handspun Yarn will be around for many years to come. May I introduce the first batch of yarn handspun from the roving the kids painted during the Artsfest festival:I have now finished five skeins of yarn (from four batches of roving). I made a different type of yarn with each roving. Variety is the spice of life!This yarn is in two skeins. It is crazy curly and springy. It reminds me of Medusa’s Hair.
This next yarn is very bulky and thick. It’s a 2-ply yarn and it is absolutely divine.

Just because I adore the way this next style yarn looks, I made two batches of roving this way. This one is plied with a gold thread:

This one is plied with a black thread:

The yarn plied with the black thread is the very first Artsfest yarn I made. Here it is lying on a bed of all the painted roving from Artsfest 2009:
I’m very busy spinning up the rest. I will have at least 4 more skeins to share when I’m finished.

Big announcement, this year, I will be at Dazzle Daze! It’s a huge show right here in Conway. I will be sure to post more about that as time get closer.
Lastly, just a quick heads up for those of you who stumble upon my blog. In the next couple days I will be announcing another really big surprise. Love this yarn??? Then you’ll want to be a Facebook Fan of The Twisted Purl. That’s all I’m tell you for now. Happy Crafting! ♥

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Dye Day 2008

Today is The Twisted Purl’s official Dye Day of 2008. Maybe it’s a two day holiday, since it really started yesterday. Hopefully later today, I will find my camera, and be able to show off all the yummy goodness.

My sister has started a Facebook group for my yarn. She is just too cool for words! Check it out and be sure to join. CLICK HERE

Sorry for the briefness, but the yarn is calling my name. Hope to post pics later. ♥