Hey everybody! I'm Elizabeth and I'm a new spinner, just got my Majacraft "Rosalita" last November. To say that I'm addicted would be an understatement! I'm sure you can relate. I have tons of questions but right now I'll try to listen and learn for the most part!
Except for this one question (see, I couldn't help myself): is it possible, do you think, to spin Wensleydale for lace? It's just soooo pretty and has such a wonderful sheen that I immediately thought how pretty it would be in a shawl. But the hairiness! here's what it looks like on my bobbin:
The Wensleydale is in the back. I don't want to fight against the nature of the wool. I sampled spinning from the fold and also short draw (?maybe, it's how I normally spin) and short draw, low ratio, not a lot of twist produced a less-hairy yarn. Anything else I should try? Or should I designate this as "outer wear only." Thanks for your help! I'm really happy to be part of this group!