What's a knitter to do when she loses her 'mojo'? Many, I think, do as Patti-Ann did. She took up spinning. Only dreaming about it at first until her husband bought her a wheel. Now she is both a wonderful knitter and a wonderful spinner.
And lucky me. She gave me the special gift of one of her first 'perfect' efforts. 100 grams of hand-spun in a wool-silk blend and the most wonderful shade of fresh, delicate green. Perfect for a scarf.
To me, the yarn said things like - delicate, lacey, precious. None of which
Started in the midst of the tedium of the teeny, tiny knitting of Ombre, I now have almost six feet of gorgeous, soft, lacey, precious, delicate green wonderfulness to wrap around my neck.
It is beautiful - even in it's un-blocked state. Thanks, Patti-Ann.
That looks fabulous! Lovely spinning, lovely knitting.
How did she learn to spin so well so fast?
It's gorgeous now, and will be stunning when it blocks - I love what blocking does to lace!
You probably can't actually hear me gasping as I scrolled down to that last photo but gasp is what I did! Its fabulous! How did you keep 6' of gorgeous stuff like that from us all this time?
It's wonderful to have friends who spin, isn't it? You seem to me to have made a perfect pattern choice for the yarn. Lace knitting brings its own particular pleasures.
Looking verrrry pretty!!
There now. And weren't you just telling me that you weren't a lace knitter?
You are. Just not of the cobwebby stuff. Its stunning!
Tell your friend that I am wishing to be as good of a spinner as she is. Great job.
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