Tour de Fleece 2017 : The Finish Line!


The Tour de France is over and I really hope it was a success for those who have participated in the Tour de Fleece! I did managed to spin one more thing. It was a bump of Jacob that I bought last year at a local fiber fest. Considering the timing of unfortunate circumstances, I think I did a pretty good job this year. The main goal was for me to feel less stress and to meditate on lovely, peaceful, serene and relaxing things. I did plenty of that.


In addition, I put one of my new journals to use and wrote out my TdF plan. I failed to note the other plans I had which included spinning with friends, making batts, and also processing fleece. I managed to do all of those things even though I wasn’t able to check every single thing off of the official spinning to-do list. On the last few days of the race, I have been feeling under the weather and very weak. Ugh. I did pick up some knitting and crocheting in the meantime. So I declare the tour a success! Now that the Tour de Fleece is over, we can ALL wipe the sweat off of our brows.

A Huge Congratulations to You for Running the Race!


I hope you are pleased with meeting your goals! I am still making plans for using the yarn that I spun. Going forward, I plan to spin the other half of the Jacob bump during some down time whenever that is, lol! Here's what the remaining amount looks like.


For the month of August, I will spin the alpaca I processed for a contract. That should be really FUN because soff silk is involved. Plus, I plan on launching something new for spinners… I am still working on the fine details, but the announcement will be sent through a newsletter.

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Now it is your turn, Lovelies!

Handspinner Questions: Did you meet your goals for this year's TdF? Have you made any plans for your handspun yarn besides petting it?

Knitter/Crocheter Question: Did you complete any projects during the Tour de Fleece? Share your story.

General Questions: If you have watched the TdF, how do you feel about the race this year? What were your favorite moments when watching the race?

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