Tag Archives: Alpaca

Alpaca F.O.

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

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Falling off the yarn wagon

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

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Friday Finished Object – the cabled cardigan

There’s a nip in the air, accompanied by some early morning mists and mellow fruitfulness. Autumn is here … and I’ve finished my cabled cardigan to add some warmth! Want to see? This photo is the best colour match … This … Continue reading

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Wednesday WIP – the home straight

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

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The Wednesday WIP – the chosen skein

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

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This week’s Wednesday WIP*

(* 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

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