Epic…

…that is what this yarn is.  It took me six months to spin it, and I knew from the start who it belonged to.

Handspun - Laceweight

1496 yards of merino/bamboo laceweight singles

I’ve never spun anything so fine, so even, so (if I do say so myself) lovely.

Handspun - Laceweight

Part of it is the fiber I started with, Panda (merino/bamboo blend) from Spunky Eclectic in the colorway Toronto.  Part of it is the wheel I used, Emma.

Handspun - Laceweight

…and part of it is the recipient.  She deserves this yarn – she is the lace queen, after all (she’s knitting me my wedding shawl, how wonderful is that?), this yarn came off the bobbin and screamed that it belonged to her.  The color, the weight.  It says…

Cookie

I hope you enjoy knitting with it, I loved spinning it.  ;o)

p.s.  You might want to come back for another visit tomorrow…big contest planned!

Warm Hands…

…I have them.  ;o)

Finished Knotty Gloves

More Finished Knotty Gloves

It took a little while but they’re done and I’m happy.

Pattern: Knotty Gloves

Yarn: Casbah in Sugarplums

Needles: 1.5mm Knitpicks Options (used magic loop method for entire glove)

Time to Knit: Began February 1, 2009 so, a little over a year.

Now my needles are empty – but the Olympics are right around the corner!  I can’t wait!

ECF…

…the one with even MORE yarn!  (psssttt, don’t forget I have a little contest thingy going on for R’s car club over here ’til the 31st!)

More yarn...

I told you that Mabelle likes her fiber.  ;o)

The skein on the left is 320 yards of two-ply fingering weight BFL from Spunky Club in the colorway ‘Rolling Hills’ on the right we have more mystery fiber from the same vendor – 140 yards of two-ply DKish weight.  Isn’t it pretty?  I am seriously in love with that BFL…