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Tag Archives: Alpaca
This one sneaked up on me, an unplanned project which slipped off the needles with surprising speed. The single skein was holiday treasure from Solva Woollen Mill in Pembrokeshire, Wales, from alpacas living just along the road from the mill. With approximately … Continue reading
It was just a single skein … Where’s the harm in that? *she said defensively* Ah, well, you see … it was 10 weeks into the “yarn fast”, which had been arranged by our knit-and-natter group at the beginning of … Continue reading
The second sleeve is almost finished – this Work in Progress is heading for the home straight! It’s Hallett’s Ledge by Elinor Brown, and I’m knitting it in Drops Lima (65% wool, 35% alpaca) in a dark sand colour from Wool … Continue reading
My mission was to choose a skein from my stash and then decide what to make. Simple, eh? Well, no – it was surprisingly difficult. For me, anyway. It took longer than I imagined to get to the cast on stage, … Continue reading
(* WIP = work in progress) So close, and yet so far! The knitting is almost complete; the finishing line is in sight for my latest project. The pattern is Olivette by Sandi Rosner, available via Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/olivette), and the … Continue reading