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It has admittedly been awhile since I wrote.  Maybe it's the changing of the seasons, the relentlessness of this pandemic, or the political chaos that is happening here, but I just haven't felt like I've had all that much to say.  Not that I haven't been busy, because I certainly have.  Just feeling kind of bleh.I finished weaving the scarf woven from my first hand spun silk.  It was a gradient, so normally the yarn would transition from one color at one side of the scarf to the contrasting color at the other side.  I really wanted to see if I could create a yarn that would allow me to weave a more-or-less symmetrical scarf.  Looking back, I think I could have approached the weaving better.  I had separated the colors out, but ended up spinning half of the yarn from the "wrong" end, which can lead to difficulties drafting (pulling) the yarn towards the spinning wheel.  After the hassle of that, perhaps you can imagine my delight once the scarf was woven and …

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