Here she is!

Her name is Brygitta. I think it’s a very pretty Polish name. (I wouldn’t tell her otherwise, because she seems a little testy right now ;-))

(Ignore the pile of laundry in the background! ::blush::)

It’s taking me a little getting used to, but I think I’m learning quickly. Right now I have her set on scotch tension, because the double drive was pulling too much for me, and I couldn’t figure out how to adjust it.

Here’s a pic of the assembly:

The packaging is Polish newspaper/magazine pages! My DH loved it – he can practice his Polish!

And here’s my first spinning on her:

It’s some Agate Colonial roving that I got from the Smoky Mountain Spinnery.

I’m so happy I got Brygitta! She’s a beautiful thing! Based on my 1+ hours of spinning on her, I definitely recommend a Kromski Mazurka wheel.

I’m off to spin some more!

About knitsbyheather

I'm a TKGA certified Master Knitter. I'm a knitwear designer and a knitting instructor. I'm also a stay at home and homeschooling mom of two wonderful boys. They sure keep me on my toes! When I'm not teaching or chasing around the boys, I'm knitting, designing, or reading!!
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One Response to Here she is!

  1. Jen says:

    What a beautiful spinning wheel!

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