Saturday, October 6, 2007

Alpaca, Merino, Silk, Handdyed Yarn



It has been a while since I posted something that I have made. I think that this yarn is really nice. The gray roving that is the foundation is a combination of black alpaca, Beringer, and light fawn alpaca, Celeste, and white Merino from genopalatte.

As I was spinning each single, I held and added the colored silk that I had dyed last spring. I just had to knit a little swatch before I skeined it up and, oh, my, did it ever feel good in my hands. Unfortunately, when I took a picture of the swatch, I had forgotten to replace the memory stick, and didn't realize it until I pulled the knitting out.

Was kind of a bad morning because I took the skein outside to photograph, came back in and realized that I had left the lens cap on. If you want to see more pictures of this yarn and the alpacas that grew it, look here.

6 comments:

Liz said...

Gorgeous. :)

Gammy aka Peggy said...

Gorgeous yarn, sad, frustrating story!!!!

Tracy said...

Very nice. I love the way the colors pop out of the grey.

HobbyZu said...

That yarn is really gorgeous! I bet it'll sell before I have spare cash. :-( You really did have an off day! Hope your next photo session goes a bit better for you. :-)

femputer said...

What gorgeous yarn! I love that you introduce us to the alpacas who grew it. It makes it so much more personal.

kim said...

Oh, that yarn is yummy!!!!

Map