Since I plied it with some lace weight store bought, it toned down the color a little so it's not nearly as shiny as it was, and the color is still vibrant:
Her only request was that I spin enough so that she can make herself a pair of socks. I think I managed that because there's about 600 yards of the yarn. More than enough to make a pair of socks.
That taken care of, I decided to replace my last mediocre experience of spinning with a more positive one. So reached into the cabinet closest to my spinning wheel - again. It's amazing how many other things I can find to do when I have a sweater to finish!
I found some merino roving there, 4 ounces, which I purchased from etsy.com. I love me some merino! Once again, I sat down at my wheel and started spinning, and came up with this little lovely:
Sa-weet! I love the colors and when it's done 'cooling off'' I'm going to get a nice little scarf out of it. I absolutely love spinning and don't know why I never get to it. Maybe it's because I can knit in bed ... not so for spinning.