Another Wheel

I’ve just bought another wheel.  I’ve not seen it in person yet.  It’s a Haldane Hebridean – which is a double drive wheel.  It’ll be joining my two Ashford Traditional wheels.

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Dyeing top

I’ve spent a good part of today dyeing some Shetland top.  It’s dyed with Ashford’s dyes.  I used purple, teal and yellow.  However, the purple looks more like pink to me (I’m going to check the bottles tomorrow and make sure I didn’t use the hot pink by mistake).  I “painted” the top with the colours – mixing them where they met.

The top’s currently drying and I’m hoping I haven’t felted it during the process.  I’ll be able to check when it’s dry and I’ll post up a picture too.