Rainbow Heirloom Solo Light is one of my very favourite to dye, and is absolutely beautiful to knit with. The single-ply sock-weight merino soaks up colour like a sponge, creating vivid and luminous colourways. 266 more words
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Lately I’ve been mostly working on my shawls. I’m almost done with the Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart of Curious Handmade. Her pattern for this shawl is in an original format, a bit like an excel sheet where you have the pattern written out in rows and each row is numbered from 1 and up and every so many rows you see the percentage of completion of the project. 511 more words
The ‘Wild Apple’ cardigan is coming along nicely, if a little slowly.
The angora/merino yarn is simply gorgeous. When the kit first arrived, I was surprised that the yarn wasn’t especially fluffy in that inimitable angora way, but as I knit with it it develops a beautiful little halo of fluff, as though it is waking up and having a good stretch! 442 more words