Or you can say I am in trouble.
Most people learn to spin by starting on a drop spindle.
I thought I had no patience for the drop spindle, so I jumped directly onto the wheel.
However, I have always wanted to get a hand on a spindle. With this Tour de Fleece, I was determined to master the spindle. I did pretty well with the Golding and even though the little ebony/lapis wobbles a bit it spins quite nicely.
But I have always wanted a Bosworth. But they say you might have to wait forever to get one. I figured I could try my luck. I placed an order Monday asking for a Midi in any wood, figuring if I was not choosey I might not have to wait too long.
An hour later I got an email back saying my Midi was on its way!
Yesterday this baby showed up on my doorstep:
She is Walnut with a birch shaft and weighs 29 grams.
And she spins.
I must say I love her even more than the Golding.
I love her so much I ordered a Mini this morning.
Yes I am in trouble.
How many spindles can one have?