January 9, 2013

Bobbin Wind FAIL .....

I am STILL trying to work out how I managed this.....

I think that, as I was holding the leading tail of thread out of the way (so it didn't get caught up in the wind and make a mess...) I lifted the almost full bobbin just enough for the winding thread to slip underneath and continue winding a 'second bobbin' onto the spindle.

That is a LOT of thread to loose - so I wondered how much I could salvage. If I was VERY careful I may be able to get a few meters to use in hand sewing.

Now at this point in time I should mention that Spike was "Dead to the World" asleep on his tower beside me.

I am not sure how Cat Radar works but he didn't STAY asleep for, out of the corner of my eye I saw the cat coming stealthily down each step of the platform ... his eyes fixed on the dangling nest of thread.



If it had not been for Spikes help,

I think I may have salvaged ALL of the thread

 - but then ...

 really ...



He was just trying to help... And

Who wants to use thread that a cat has flossed his teeth with anyway?




4 comments:

  1. isn't cat radar amazing??? my kitty Fiona would also rise from a deep sleep to investigate a wispy tail.. LOL

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  2. There has been many a crochet project of mine that has suffered from cat drool/gnawing being worked into the finished product...I now have to wash my finished items before I can gift them to their intended recipients!

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  3. That is too funny. Happy New Year.

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  4. Cats are so 'helpful' when it comes to threads and stitchy projects. Who would want to be without them? Not me! :o)

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