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October 31, 2013
Handspun Rooty

I want to spin every braid of fiber I have and make Rootys with each one - Such a quick fun little knit and I LOVE my new hippie-ish hat :)

Handspun Rooty

After waiting for years, I have finally made it into the Hello Yarn Fiber Club and this was the 1st shipment.... Spirograph in falkland wool - gorgeous!

spirograph falkland wool

I spun this beautiful fiber into 217 yards (111 grams) of 3 ply worsted weight yarn. (Lots more spinning pictures here.)

Handspun falkland

Perfect for a hat.

Handspun Rooty

Pattern: Rooty designed by Alexandra Tinsley of Dull Roar - I love her hats - will make more!
Yarn: 3.1 ounces (approx. 172 yards) of handspun falkland wool dyed by Hello Yarn in Spirograph colorway (3 ply worsted weight)
Size: 20" circumference - 96 stitches
Needles: US 7 circular
Mods: Followed pattern as written, but left out the "dots"

Handspun Rooty

I made super long braids and nice big pompom - have I mentioned I LOVE this hat!

Handspun Rooty

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