Hello lovely followers and visitors 👋
I continue with crafty business and today I bring you a few pictures.
Your memory is probably heaps better than mine but if you are like me then this next image is a reminder of what it looked like when I first brought this yummy fibre home from StitchFest… bottom middle left…
It’s an alpaca/merino/silk blend from Fleece Witch. It was very slightly felted in places which caused my fingers and thumbs to strain a bit; something that I try to avoid due to arthritis. It’s a beautiful yarn and I’m very pleased with it. From 100 grams I managed to spin a plied yarn of 515.80 metres with about 18 wraps per inch. I think I shall use it as a weft yarn to weave a shawl.
Currently on the wheel I am spinning baby alpaca (bottom left in photo above). It is sheer bliss to spin. I have 200 grams of it, enough I hope to knit or crochet or weave a shawl.
I’m surprised I’m still spinning so much. I’m a ‘seasonal’ artist/crafter so usually I would have moved on to something else by now. Maybe it’s because I’m also weaving, crocheting and knitting a bit which is keeping my spinning drive going.
Yesterday I knitted a couple of Bekki’s Christmas sacks from her newly released pattern book. I haven’t knitted in fair-isle or intarsia for years so I’m very pleased my brain is now able to engage with a pattern. The two patterns I’ve followed this far are well written and easy to follow.
I plan to knit more 😁 😍👌💕👏😤 Aren’t they cute?
If you are interested you can find out more at https://thedartmooryarncompany.com/?s=Pattern
I think that’s all for now.
Sending love and wishing you all a happy day/ evening/night wherever you are in the world
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