I managed to pick up a Phat Fiber Sampler Box, mixed yarn and fiber. There was a huge variety of fibers and yarns to play with. Between the stitch markers and the different cards from supply providers, each with some kind of discount, this box was a veritable treasure trove of goodies.
I am certainly not sad that I picked this up. However, I am never going to get another box of this type again. The wide variety of fibers does not offset the fact that the samples are only about 1/4 oz each. I have been using my tahkli to spin these samples and managed to get them quite fine, then I triple plied them for strength. I was able to get 5 yards from the iChing sample and about 8 yards from a colorful wool I already had. Since it takes about 7.5 yards to create a Zoom Loom square, I was quite disappointed that I would not be able to create a sampler of Phat Fibers squares. C’est La Vie.
iChing singles and plied yardage on my niddy noddy.
Colored Wool Singles with my Tahkli Spindle and the plied yardage on my niddy noddy.