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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Vanity, Thy Name is Handspun



I've been wearing it around the house draped over my shoulder.

It's 354 yards and 2.5 ounces -- the last of the merino/silk I spun up. This one is more consistent than the first one. Funny how that works.

I soaked both skeins in hot water and Eucalan yesterday and hung them to dry without weights (I didn't want to lose any bounce).

Maybe one day, when I really know what I'm doing, I'll see nothing but flaws in this skein. But for now, it's love, baby.

I've started a new knitting project: Stella's Blouse from Interweave Spring 2004:

I'm knitting it in a sort of muted lavender: