spoils of war
and all photos of fibre are within the bags and dont show up very well.. im saving the proper perve for when they are spun ;)
firstly, 220 g carded greasy grey merino. mmmm.100g polwarth tops in 'Island Storm'.50g polwarth tops with 10% silk (no colourway mentioned but its YUM)50g silky merino. no colourway but PRETTY.50g merino wool, "pot luck".29g tussah silk tops... yummmmmmmm100g handspun (yes i could prolly spin it myself but its such nice colours and we have to support locals!)ladybird colourway of Opal (wanted this last time but was restrained.. and then regretted it big time. could probably dye it myself but i cant get a really good black like this.)some Gaywool purple dyes for furtherment of my financial gains on eBay.Ashford maintenance kit, which was a very good investment considering my drive band snapped yesterday :p look at my shiny new hooks! also bought a spare bobbin.. cos i could and you always need another bobbin...this is a scarf i started last night.. needed the joy of new yarn to recover from loss of sherpa.. its a pretty stitch pattern i've been meaning to try and remembered about when taph and i saw some scarves at the fibre-fest. I am using Katia Mexico and its lovely. i think it looks a bit like waves on the ocean or something..let me know if you guys want my pattern (im too lazy to write it out now but if someone actually wants it i might be inspired).oh and i'm up to the first 'r' in the sherp/pirate scarf. its gorgeous :) and will of course say 'Yarrr!' with another skull and crossbone to follow.ok, i think i might be done for now :p yarn-porn this week was brough to you by the letter 'Mmmm' and the number 'lots-of-money'.
Ms Spider xo
PS i hope you're happy now kylie...