My latest finished spinning was a 6.2 ounce braid of Finn wool that I dyed myself, in my Fangorn Colourway. This was the top, before I spun it:

And this is what it looks like now:

The Finn was lovely to work with. It's very soft and smooth, but it spins very easily. It's like getting a Merino result from a Corriedale spinning experience. It is definitely going on my "favourite wools" list.

It's a very puffy worsted to aran weight. At 395 yards, it isn't enough for Jared Flood's

Juneberry Triangle

shawl, which is the project I had in mind for it. It was nearly long enough, but then I washed it and


It got about twice as fat and lost about 30 yards of length.

If you want to know what a 6.2 ounce skein of yarn that has gone


looks like, consider the following picture. That is a 100g skein of sock yarn, for comparison.

It looks big. That's how it looks.