I know y’all must be getting sick of my posts about handspun yarn, but I’m well and truly lost to the world of spinning. As a friend of mine said ‘welcome to the dark side’ Actually, it’s more like ‘welcome home’. When I got back into knitting as an adult, the two things I dreamt of was knitting socks and spinning my own yarn.
So some friends are expecting their first baby in April, and naturally I decided to spin some yarn. I had the perfect organic merino tops that I had dyed months ago in perfect boy colours. What could be nicer than an organic hand dyed, hand spun and hand knit cardi or vest for your first little bubba?
I was a little unsure how the mustard would go, but I like it. It’s very earthy. This has come up as an 8ply or thinner, which is great. Now to think about some patterns….