Sunday, June 27, 2010

Sunday Spinning

I like to spin on Sundays. Spinning seems to go so well with the relaxed pace of Sundays in the SockPixie family.

Spinning is the opposite of work, it is the opposite of hurried, it is the opposite of busy, it is the oppposite of quick, it is the opposite of a duty. Spinning feels like a vacation on a beach, slow, bright, soft like the sand running through one's fingers, it is sweetly musical, like the gentle ocean waves...



I have a chest full of rovings. I never really pick randomely which one to spin. I stand and look at the colorful display before I pick, until one roving draws my attention. Today, the deep reds and aqua with a touch of sunny yellow caught my eye.

I spun my favorite worsted weight singles, effortlessly drafting, relishing the play of colors on the winding bobbin.




Today's spinning was like taking a stroll in the hills of Trouville in Normandy, with brightly colored red and yellow flowers along the roads and being surprised to find, after a turn in the road, the aqua sea.

5 comments:

Shayna Love said...

Wow, those colours are beautiful. I love the way you describe the feeling of spinning, no one could have said it better!

SockPixie said...

Thank you Shayna Love!

itsJUSTme said...

Love the new look of your blog! Very pretty for summer.

A said...

These colors are so beautiful. Spinning is mesmerizing.

Sharon V said...

Spinning is so peaceful, as you say, and it's nice to have a good memory or feeling to focus on while doing it.