It started with the mohair, which was to be a quarter of the fiber in the yarns. The pictures are the raw mohair from the left through to the teal stuff on the right.
She also picked a gorgeous roving (from Windwools, colorway 'peacock') to go with it:
Then I blended them together and pulled a pre-draft ball:
Finally, two shots of the S-plied skein, one close up, the other further away for the overall effect:
The coolest part of the commission comes next, in that I get to do the other skein the other way. Spin the singles S and then ply them together Z. That's opposite of nearly all the other spinning I've done, so it should be fun.