Saturday, 29 March 2008

Handspun silk with beads

I made another small ball of silk yarn this time, I am trying to get the strand thinner maybe too thin in places, so to straighten the thin sections I decided to add another strand of silk sewing thread when I plyed the strands together and to be a bit different added some glass beads, eeekkk I am getting into this, pity about the living room now covered in bits of multi coloured fluff :)


  1. Hi, many thanks for your kind words on my blog. I was very sorry to hear that your life too has been touched by Alzheimer's. Your beaded silk looks very pretty. Susie xxx

  2. that is beautiful! how do you do it?

  3. I am new to spinning so don't know if this the the correct way to do it. When putting two yarns together I added a third thread made of silk which I pre-strung with beads. I spun them all together, spacing the beads out randomly as I went.
    I am going to do more experimenting, I really enjoyed making the yarn.