30 April 2008

Up, Down, Spin Around

I'm enjoying watching the play of variegated yarns and up-and-down stitch patterns in my current works-in-progress.

Chevron Scarf from Last-Minute Knitted Gifts in Schaefer Anne

Jaywalker (Ravelry link) by Grumperina in Malabrigo Sock

I've also been thinking a lot about spinning lately, and went to Color: A Fiber Festival on Saturday. The location was beautiful...


... and so was the fiber!

I came home with four ounces of Naturally Dyed Merino from Tactile Fiber Arts.


I also bought some Polwarth from A Verb for Keeping Warm (dark grey, 4 oz).


I've spun up a little of the polwarth and made a small swatch.

handspun polwarth swatch

It's wonderfully soft, and I'm looking forward to spinning up the rest.

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Blogger Carrie said...

I've been thinking about trying Jaywalkers again (my first pair failed miserably), and yours make me want to cast on immediately! I really like the garter stitch cuff.

May 04, 2008 10:47 AM  

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