During PlyAway one of the new-to-me vendors was YarnGeek. Her fiber is so amazingly fluffy, and had such gorgeous colors, I had to have some. I got this one there.
And she had another color I loved but not enough of it to suit me. So I ordered it and it came last week.
That is gorgeous, lovely, soft Falkland. There’s 16 ounces of it, which should be enough for me to knit up a sweater. I’m having a really hard time not starting on it, but I’m going to try to hold it off for a Tour de Fleece project this year. Since Jim is driving us to Wisconsin for Camp I can work in the Jeep using the mS. I’m going to pull the 16 ounces of Coopworth out of my Bin and replace it with this.
I’ve spun more than I’ve knit this week, but what knitting I have done has been on the Wine Garden, aka Kailyard. I’m almost through three of the five repeats of the Blossom chart, which is the next to last before starting the border.
Of course being a pi shawl, the number of stitches and number of rows to knit double for the last section, so I’m just getting close to the second skein of yarn. I haven’t decided yet if I’m going to play yarn chicken or if I’m going to use some gorgeous grey in my stash to put a rock wall around my garden. I’ll figure it out when I get there.
I finished the Merino sparkle from Frabjous.
My singles came out really uneven, so I just wound off the leftover into a center pull ball. I may or may not ever do anything with it, we’ll see. I wound up with 530+ yards of a lace weight yarn. It’s a fractal, and I’ve got my eye on a Knitty pattern from a couple of years ago for it.
As of this morning I had finished off the first four ounces of this lovely Loop spinning cloud.
I thought I’d spin for a little while this afternoon, then wound up filling a whole bobbin during the Cards game. I’ve still got about 2 ounces to spin, then I’ll ply it off on the mS. Those ginormous bobbins should hold the whole 8 ounces no problem.
Happy Mother’s Day to those of you it applies to!