ecause this very deep, rich colorway was dyed on SW wool, it retained sections of white throughout, so I decided that I wanted to spin a 3-ply yarn to minimize high-contrast barberpoling and help the sections that were much lighter than the dyed sections blend the colors together more evenly. […]
Simple and fast to knit, these are perfect to show off your liveliest yarns. Available in six sizes, from children to women’s large. The lighter-lining mittens offer a snug cuff under jackets without the bulk of the warm outer mittens getting in the way.
When I have a pretty, lively, colourful braid of hand-dyed roving in my hands, it presents an endless number of possibilities as to how to spin it up.
I received a lovely 4 oz roving from Two If By Hand, named, We Took to the Woods. One of the things I noticed about this roving was that it was dyed tonally, with the golds at one end of the length and the blues at the other. […]
So, Anne and I were chatting one day (not unusual) and we decided to spin the same roving without consultation in terms of what we were going to spin for and what the resulting yarn would be like. […]
Laburnum blossoms lining a pathway are the inspiration for this scarf, named after the Mumbai lane known for the laburnum trees that line it. Laburnum Road is also known for Mani Bhavan, the Mumbai residence of Gandhi, and amongst the memorabilia housed there is a spinning wheel once used by the Mahatma. […]