I've also been doing a little spinning over the last couple weeks. Remember that Del Mar fiber I started? I had intended to make a fingering weight 3-ply, but discovered that the lovely color variations got lost when spun that fine. So I decided to try for a 2-ply heavy DK instead, and now the colors are showing up nicely. Here's the first bobbin full:
Instead of trying to keep my singles consistent, I'm letting it be a little thick-and-thin. I'm not separating the clumps of silk, so I'm getting some nice nubs:
I'm hoping to get enough yardage at the end for a hat. I started with 3 ounces, so I should be able to do it.