As I said, I’m suffering from short attention span. Here’s a sampling of what I’ve been working on during the past couple of weeks.


Clockwise from the upper-left:

  1. “designer yarn”: thick & thin, lightly spun hand painted merino, plied with finely spun silk (same colorway)
  2. woven samples made with new Hazel Rose Looms. Pink square is kool-aid dyed wool (see KA Experiment #2). Brown is one ply llama and one ply wool.
  3. glove/wrist warmer with the primary colored hand painted wool; handspun singles. I haven’t decided if these will be plain wrist warmers or fingerless gloves.
  4. Hemingway. This is the little sweetheart that gave us a heart attack last week. Doesn’t he look adorable here? He’s doing much better now, thank you. Tons of energy and constantly in our faces to get lap time.
  5. spinning samples of wool from Carolina Homespun, and knitted swatches. On the right is an eggplant merino/tencel blend. The grey brown are her special blend. Top of the middle piece is the same as the one on the left, all light brown wool. The bottom of the middle piece is the dark brown wool. The middle section of the middle piece (redundant, eh?) is one ply of each.
  6. V-neck raglan of my own handspun (see bobbin. I’m thinking of edging this with commercial blank yarn.
  7. Cul-de-sac. This has been stalled since I put it down in the Christmas knitting finishing marathon. I need to set aside some focus time to figure out where I left off.

Hopefully, I’ll find the wherewithal to finish these sometime this century.