I couldn't wait to get up this morning and start spinning my 'dried lavender' fibre batt for a lovely Etsyer who commissioned me to make 200g for her.
Everyone else in my house is still fast asleep (it's 9am on a saturday!) but I snook out to my spinning wheel, opened the curtains on a lovely spring day and set about twisting wool, silk and flax linen!
It's coming along beautifully. I love the flashes of oyster pink every now and then and the pretty texture the natural flax gives when mixed with merino.
Yesterday I went to a local cat sanctuary with my family to give some desperately needed love and to scout out a new friend for my mum. I always feel so sorry for those poor little kitties! Here's a picture of some of the wee babies they had! I love the grey one...