Category: yarn

Sunkissed – From Fiber to Yarn

Snow, snow and look! More snow. Still perfect weather for spinning, knitting and keeping warm next to the heater. Here's some yarn that got finished last week. I'm calling it 'Sunkissed' because someone on Ravelry commented it reminded her of well planted garden with all the flowers in bloom on a bright sunny day in Read More

From Fiber to Shawl :: Bewitched Citron ::

This little shawl is obviously the most knitted project from the newest Knitty issue. As of today Ravelry lists 379 projects and counting. When I first browsed this issue it was this pattern that instantly caught my eyes. And I was totally set to knit it in the original yarn – Malabrigo Lace Merino. Alas, Read More

Ishbel – From Fiber to Shawl

It’s not as if I wouldn’t own a sizable stash of yarn and fiber to choose from. How does one choose fiber for the next project anyway? Well, this nice and soft Merino/Nylon top in the tempting colorway ‚Magnolia‘ was calling to be spun as soon I had opened the parcel it came in from Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Corriedale Combed Top ::

It’s been on my Spindlewood Mini spindle for a while now but today the second skein finally got finished. Sunset Fibers‘ combed top has been spun and plied on the fly to preserve the lovely color sequence. I intend to knit this yarn into a pair of socks to see how well hand-spun yarn holds Read More

More Yarn Goodness

[Picture no longer available] KnitPicks Alpaca Cloud Iris Heather und Shadow Kettle Dyed Bordeaux (left to right) Neuzugänge in meinem Wollvorrat, die ebenfalls diese Woche eingetroffen sind – mehr Lacegarn und noch ein wenig Sockenwolle. Von beidem kann man eigentlich nicht genug haben. Die Knitpicks Garne habe ich bei Die Wolllust bestellt. Das Sockengarn kommt Read More

Yarn Goodness

[Picture no longer availabe] Malabrigo Baby Merino Lace in Cuarzo, Emerald and Pearl Ten (left to right) Inspiriert vom Whisper Cardi, an dem ich gerade stricke MUSSTE ich am Wochenende doch noch schnell ein wenig für Nachschub an Lace-Garn sorgen. Nur so für den Fall, dass ich gleich noch einen zweiten Whisper stricken möchte. Er Read More

Fiber to Yarn :: FatCatKnits ZigZag ::

Color | Farbe: in ZigZag colorway, violet, pink, magenta, orange, rust Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Bosworth Midi drop spindle, plied on wheel Prep | Vorbereitung: some predrafting, wound into Andean bracelet and plied from both ends | etwas ausgezogen vorm Spinnen, von beiden Enden gezwirnt mittels „Andean bracelet“ Comment | Kommentar: FatCatKnits colorways are Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Strawberry Field ::

Fiber | Faser: Strawberry Field , carded batts from Fiber Monster; Merino wool, a bit of sparkle; 2 skeins à 1.5 oz (120m/75g) Color | Farbe: red, salmon, fuchsia, white | rot, magenta, lachs, weiß Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Greensleeves drop spindle, plied on wheel | Gesponnen auf Greensleeves Spindel, gezwirnt am Rad Prep Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Pink Lady ::

Fiber | Faser: Pink Lady, carded batts from Fiber Monster; Colonial Wool, Tencel, a bit of Sparkle; 2 skeins à 1.5 oz (320m/80g) Color | Farbe: green, purple, pink | grün, lila, rosa Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Forrester Linum Light drop spindle, plied on wheel | Gesponnen auf Forrester Linum Light Spindel, gezwirnt am Read More

From Fiber to Yarn :: Starlight Starbright ::

Fiber | Faser: Starlight Starbright II, carded batts by Butterfly Girl Designs; Merino layered with two colors of Bamboo, lots of Firestar and Angelina; 2 skeins à 50 gr (360m/100g) Color | Farbe: black, blue, turquoise, aqua, silver | schwarz, blau, türkis, aqua, silber Tools | Werkzeuge: Spun on Bosworth Midi drop spindle, plied on Read More

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