Pat's Knitting and Quilting
April 2, 2013
Such a quick way to use handspun - and I have LOTS of that!
Started with this beautiful Merino/Silk/Bamboo from FatCatKnits from her fall 2012 Greek Myths Fiber Club - Arachne "Pride and Humility"
Decided to spin a 2 ply since that is supposed to be better for weaving than 3 ply. I realize I really like the look of a nice round 3 ply much better, although that is why it is supposedly not as good for weaving - from what I've read by the weaving experts, the undulated surface of 2 ply "locks" better when woven. I just spun each bump then plied them together.
This luxurious fiber turned into such a soft warm beautiful scarf. I love how the colors played out both on the warp and weft. A distinct striping vertically and soft muted wider striping horizontally - so pretty. This one will be MINE :)
It was on 27 degrees this morning - perfect for my new scarf - zero itch factor - I think I will make all my scarves with this fiber blend!
Walls framed - since this picture I have moved it to it's permanent spot on concrete piers in the backyard. Roof next.... Pat's Knitting and Quilting and Carpentry :)