I finished this yarn the other night. It is one of my finest so far. I am trying to learn how to spin gossamer threads. I don't know why, really, as I don't actually knit with super fine lace. Maybe I will, though, if I can get my threads thin enough.
A commercial laceweight is usually around 400-440yds to 50g. This skein measures 484yds and is 66g. If I did my math right (and never count on me to do math right), that works out to something like 3326 yards per pound. According to charts, that is definitely a laceweight yarn right there. It's not quite as fine as a commercial laceweight, coming in at roughly 386yds to 50g, but it is definitely a laceweight.
A gossamer yarn is about 6000yds to a pound. It's about 3-5strands in a single. I'm not sure either my or my wheel can handle that just yet. But I'll keep trying.
On a separate note, I haven't posted my cotton tutorial yet on account of either YouTube or my computer being dumb. The video uploads, but the conversion process keeps failing and I keep having to delete and start over. I got frustrated enough that I chose to walk away. Then it was March break, and NOTHING was happening over March break, except the Mouselette asking me a few times if I can please buy her a spinning wheel of her own.
Yes. Absolutely. If I can find one that's the right size for under $100. And since I probably can't, the answer remains a sad little no for now. I will buy her a bobbin of her own, though. I think a bright pink akerworks one or something like that.