Thursday, July 15, 2010

More wheel love...

I gave my new baby a spa treatment last night with some Watco Danish Oil, and look at how she glows! I wish I was a better photographer so that I could adequately convey how lovely her wood is. I haven't come up with a good name yet, but she definitely needs a name. Any suggestions?

She is currently set up in double drive, which is new to me. I have only spun in single drive with Scotch tension (Schacht Ladybug, Ashford Traditional, a variety of Kromski wheels) and a little on a Hitchhiker which is direct drive.

And, she is just the right size to proudly sit on our small hearth, ready to spin at a moment's notice.

My hubby even likes her--bonus points!


Michael Kitchen said...

Name suggestions:

-- the Tardis

-- Jean Pargeter or Dame Judi

-- Suzanne Vega

-- Becky Thatcher (Tom Sawyer's friend -- think paddewheel boat)

-- Spinning Jenny

-- Suzy Sunshine


Sarah said...

Congratulation on the new addition. She is a sweetie! Great makeover :D

MamaLezlie said...

I'm so excited for you. My friend Rondi spins yarn from her goats hair. I tried it once on her spinning wheel. I wasn't very talented at it. You yarnies are amazing.

jb said...

Wow, she is beautiful!

Name suggestions:

Squee! (it's your word and it expresses great joy)

Gretchen (it seems to go well with Schacht), or Gretchen the Lovely!

Lydia! seller of purple and early Christian. Might she have had a spinning wheel?

I'm happy for you!


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