British readers (and people who don't mind shipping their yarn around the world) could be interested in New Lanark yarns made in an historic mill in Scotland (see: www.newlanarkshop.co.uk/shop.php?view=page&page=43 [link opens in a new window]).
Well, my very first felted project is completed, my submission for the 100 Bowls of Compassion Auction.
I'm attaching before felting and after felting pictures.
After seeing the scarf knitted by a few guys on here, I thought I'd finish mine (started it months ago but couldn't get into it for some reason) It's taken about seven months
Currently working on the Ichida Lace project, although I put that down for a little bit to re-organize my entire house so new carpeting can be put down.
None of my files are attaching to my blog entries....it looks like they do, but when I save them...nothing shows up on the finished entry. HOLP! HOLP! (says the luddite).
From the remnant 5 inch strip cut off the edge of Dad's sweater..
Done on the Janome Sewist 521.
hand baste-backstitched with fingerling wool singles
short straight-stitched over basting
short straight-stitched half stitch away from cutting line
I'm doing the shaping on the sewing machine: neck and shoulder shaping, and a v neck zip cardi.
some photos from this last 12 days knitting... not yet blocked
Mom's front panels.
Dad's front and backs (not yet shaped on sewist 521)
I made this shawl for my niece. It is from Cheryl Oberle"s "Folk Shawls". I used Briggs and Little Sport on 5.5mm.