June's tutorial on spinning silk hankies inspired me to get out the little practice ones I bought and give it a go. It's pretty lumpybumpy but I did get much more even as I went along so I think I'll be ready to spin the one Teyani gifted me in the Yarn Aboard spinner's exchange. This hankie was .2 ounces and yielded about 30 yards of fingering/lace weight yarn. Most of the time is spent in drafting and then the spinning goes very quickly. I used the plying ball again with the new pot (Thanks Debbi!) but the pot was a bit snaggy so afterward I sanded it smooth around the edges of the hole. I'm debating possibly giving it a clear coat as well. I had trouble when the center pull cake got small in that the center kept wanting to come out. I wonder if I can put something in the center to help it keep it's structure longer.
I so enjoy reading what everyone's been spinning and it's definitely inspiring me to get out the wheel on a regular basis, just what I needed!