Wednesday, March 3, 2010

yarn show-and-tell

These two skeins of yarn are from Morocco, a gift from a friend who just returned from a trip. They are naturally dyed and smell wonderfully of spice, incense, smoke, and soap. I'm not sure what to do with them yet; they are cut into long lengths, rather than one continuous hank, and are a bit coarse. A weaving project maybe?

moroccan yarn

This is the latest completed spinning project: three hanks of 2 ply, light worsted weight or so, approximately 575 yards total. It's quite soft (Corriedale) and I'm pleased with the overall consistency.

corriedale 2 ply handspun


Alevin and Company said...

I love your yarn! It's so beautiful! I can't wait to see what you decide to make with it.

eight feet said...

Thanks, Alissa. I am in such a spinning mood right now that I don't know when I'll get to it.

Knittymama said...

That spinning is absolutely gorgeous!!

And I would think your weaving idea is a good one.

eight feet said...

Thanks so much for your kind comments, knittymama! I appreciate hearing from fellow crafty visitors.