Sliver. It's pronounced with a long "i". It rocks my world.
See.... half a pound of sliver (more or less.... well, less actually.)
Sliver in it's "tube" form.
Sliver becoming merino handspun.
And finally, the handspun on the bobbin.
Lastly, I am now afraid of my toddler's ability to use electronic gadgets... such as a playaway digital "book on tape." Scary, huh?