Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A Hank

I am down with a case of pink eye-it's been a while, why not, right?!  
So, since I couldn't see much, I sat and spun for a long time yesterday
 and finished the wool/linen/silk blend of fiber.
  As soon as I finished spinning the last few ounces (out of the 8 that's here)
 I began plying and did it all!  
I love it when a skein comes out perfectly balanced!
A beautiful skein of 400 yards of two ply.  
The silk makes a bit of slubs along the way but it is a very pretty periwinkle hank of yarn.
You can see the bits of linen sticking out-it was a very good spin, actually. 
 I purchased this fiber from Paradise Fibers. 
 Now to figure out what to knit with it! 
 Always a good problem. 
 But first, I will admire it for a while, with sight from one eye!
 

11 comments:

  1. Such a pretty shade of color. Sorry about the pink eye.

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  2. How lovely! That is a pretty color.
    Pink eye is no fun. I used to have it all the time when I taught. That and head lice, ringworm and whatever bug was floating around. I can't believe how healthy I've been since I retired. Knock on wood. I really, really don't want IT. My sister and her husband are still feeling the after affects and it's been months now since they had it.

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  3. Very pretty. Well done you. I hope you are well again soon.

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  4. Now I don't know much about hanks, but it looks like an absolute beauty! Hope your eye gets better soon xx

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  5. ❤️ the color of this yarn and wonder what it will become. Pink eye is nasty stuff - I hope you can give it the boot quickly.

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  6. It's just been a year for you! Hope you are better soon. I love the slubs of silk, so pretty.

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  7. I'm sorry about the Pink Eye, it's no fun to have. But, you made great use of your time with that gorgeous hank of yarn. I love the color.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  8. Pretty! Hope the pink eye clears up soon!

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  9. That is a gorgeous color! There’s even a pretty luster in the second photo... that doesn’t always show up in pictures. Nice! Sorry about the pinkeye.

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  10. Pink eye is aggravating and painful. Hope you are quick to get over the virus. And that is one lovely hank of yarn . I love it

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  11. Pink eye is aggravating and painful. Hope you are quick to get over the virus. And that is one lovely hank of yarn . I love it

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