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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Ooops

I came home from my weekend trip with a lovely unexpected little addition to my spindle collection.




















It's a 24 gram, dichroic glass, bottom-whorl drop spindle made by Daniel McBride of Whorled Domination. I like the name nearly as much as I like the spindle itself. It's light, fast and smooth. Having only ever tried the "boat anchor" style of bottom whorl spindles given to beginners, I was very pleasantly surprised. Now I just need to be careful of the fact that I can't afford to drop this particular spindle on a hard surface. I think I'll stick with my timber spindles on public transport just in case I have a clumsy day.

2 comments:

Dee said...

How is that an oops?
I take it that it didn't accidentally jump into your arms or sneak its way home with you? ;)
Is it a happy-yet-not-planned acquisition?

Textile Tragic said...

Yep, that's about it;)