Spinzilla team roster: Bonny Acklin, aka Bonfiber!

bonnyName: Bonny Acklin

Spinning nickname: bonfiber

Years spinning: 4

Location: Northwest Missouri

Spinning tool of choice for spinzillaLendrum Original DT

Favorite weight of yarn: Fingering.DK …since I love knitting socks and shawls

Favorite fiber for fast spinning: anything crimpy, roving,  batts and rolags

Favorite treat to drink while spinning: beer with lime!

Project you’ll be spinning for: 3 different shawls, http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kalimna-shawl , http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pebble-beach-shawlette and http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/let-your-heart-unwind

Personal Spinzilla goal: I’ve never every participated in a spinning competition. I have no clue what to say in yards. So let’s say my goal is to spin as much and as fast as I possibly can. If I’m not at work, eating or sleeping, I’ll be spinning!

Personal bio: I grew up in the city but a cowboy stole my heart and now I’m a country girl. I live in rural Northwest Missouri on a farm with my hubby, 2 dogs and 10 horses.

As a child I hated school and was only interested in art. I’m so lucky to have parents who fostered my creative talents as I was growing up. Now I’m an art teacher. Teaching art, I’ve dabbled in every medium….fibers is the only one I’ve stuck with for any length of time.  While I love to spin, knit and crochet (a little), I’m most intrigued with dyeing fiber. I’m never bored when I’m standing over the dye pot! I have a little Etsy shop…https://www.etsy.com/shop/bonfiber

So, since I’ve never played a team sport in my life, no NEVER! I’m considering this my first team experience. I’m ready to spin until I drop!

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