Monday, July 15, 2013

Progress (with headings)


Knitting:


 
I've been steadily working away on my mother's Wollmeise cardigan. I'm still thoroughly in love with the yarn. A couple of my (non knitting) friends have randomly complimented me on the colour. 
 
 
Even though I think I usually knit with pretty yarn, it's only the Wollmeise that elicits random comments from non knitters. I have managed to stay off the Wollmeise website, Bendigo is this weekend (yay!!!) and then I'm going to New Zealand in two weeks, and then I will probably be able to go for good long stretch before I need to start thinking about yarn purchases.

Spinning:


Has been going surprising well. For the first time in a year I am enjoying sitting down at the wheel. I've spun up nearly five bobbins, I think I'll stop at six. I'm really looking forward to seeing how it looks when it's plied. It's going to be crazy barber pole stripy, with three different shades of green, a couple of purples, some truly random red and an inexplicable khaki bit.
 
 
 
So that's what I've been doing. I hope you have been having as much fun with your crafting as I'm having with mine.
 

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