Monday, February 16, 2009

My latest round of dyeing:

New Heritage Hand Dyes, 2-16-09
1. basil, 2. paprika, 3. celery, 4. smoke, 5. maraschino, 6. glassy, 7. fluorite, 8. cinnamon twist, 9. peach, 10. winter sea, 11. wood hyacinth, 12. cerulean, 13. stucco, 14. summer sky, 15. dreaming of spring, 16. crocus riot

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I'm trying out a new base yarn, a medium-heavy weight fingering merino/silk. The Crocus Riot, Dreaming of Spring, Summer Sky, and Stucco are this new yarn, the rest are Zephyr laceweight. The fingering is beautiful, very luxurious. It's a 4-ply, high twist yarn; 70% merino/30% silk, and has a great feel. It should wear well, and looks and feels like it has more silk than just 30%. The twist and 4 plies makes it very smooth with a great sheen.

2 comments:

cyndy said...

Beautiful!

Fun link too! thanks ;-)

Debbie said...

Just lovely! The peach will be mine. =)