Thursday, October 29, 2009

Yarn, yarn and more yarn!!




I started by winding a hank of yarn last night into a ball for a Kaia Babydoll I'm about to start, and then while I was knitting the contrast yarn I'd chosen I decided I didn't want to use those colours, and stopped knitting. So today I grabbed one of my other hanks to use as contrast and wound that, then I realised I needed the main colour too so sent my son into my bedroom (yarn storage room) to get the other hank, but he came back with two different hanks instead. Sigh. If you want a job done properly, do it yourself!! So, I went and fetched the correct one, but thought that while I was doing those two hanks I might as well do the others! This is the result:






Bottom photo, top row, left to right: 10 ply hand dyed (unsure of brand - possibly Chuckanut Bay Yarns) 'Herb Garden', TWC 'Purple', TWC 'Gelato', TWC 'Blueberry'. Next row, left to right: TWC Mangrove, TWC Seaweed, TWC Avocado. Bottom row: TWC Watermelon.

Did I mention I LOVE my new swift??

12 comments:

  1. Major yarn envy happening here :)

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  2. Woohoo...nothing like a yarn caking blitz!!!! I so need to do one of those

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  3. Love the yarn cake rainbow! It is so easy to do lots with a swift & wool winder isn't it?!

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  4. I can't believe I waited so long to get a swift either! And yum, loving the yarn. Did you snuggle with it on the couch for a bit or anything?

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  5. Oh, and what are the yarns! Tell us please! :)

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  6. Hehe! Some of it I've had for a while and a couple (or three) are new.

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  7. Isn't it fun winding hanks! I did some last week and some more yesterday (still have one partially wound but tangled ball on the winder... ;) )

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  8. Oh yes, I know far too well about the tangled yarn, lol! I have a 200gm hank of wool that is completely tangled. It's in the naughty corner!!

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  9. Hey, if your 10ply was dyed on the same base as the undyed 10ply I bought from Angie, it's called 'Chuckanut Bay Yarns', 100% perendale, from NZ but distributed in the USA

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