I finished plying "Insomnia," a Merino Yak Silk blend from Corgi Hill Farm. I had two four-ounce braids.
The fiber is nice and shiny and oh-so-soft. It was a real treat to spin. I made fauxlags from the roving and spun it up long-draw.
I was shooting for sport weight and ended up with more like fingering. I am planning to alternate it with a solid yarn to make it go farther. I'm thinking about making a Margot, with striping a bit like RaspberryAspalt.
The color runs are fairly long, so I think the stripes will shade gradually, though not as gradually as the Effektgarn in RaspberryAsphalt. I think it will work, though!