Take that, people. I have plied yarn, and I have documented its plying (or the aftermath, at least).
But first, cats cannot be trusted with sealed bags of loose ends, apparently. This one had a cat-induced hernia:
Leftover yarn, yes, but cats are in big trouble.
Anyway. Here it is, in all its windy, lumpy glory:
Woo-frakking-hoo. I got it all horribly tangled at one point, but corrected it with an hours worth of cursing and knot-unraveling.
Here is a detail shot:
Not bad! Really uneven in some places, and kind of fuzzy, but it will do! I will knit it into a scarf before anyone has a chance to scrutinize it closely, so the various knots throughout are hidden oh-so-cleverly.
I am working on my next handspun now. This is the best craft ever.