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« on: November 01, 2007 04:35:10 PM »

I sure wish I took a pic of this yarn before I knit it. The yarn is a two ply and was spun from scraps of wool roving and locks.  I love it!  I have knit this hat, Calorimetry and the DROPS Headband (panta) in the last week and a half.  My DH doesn't believe his hat is next!

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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2007 04:36:12 PM »

Very pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2007 04:43:26 PM »

Very cool! I love the ear flaps.
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2007 04:57:44 PM »

 Shocked Scraps?! It's beautiful! Smiley  I would have guessed it came from a continuous handydyed, self-striping yarn! Is it symmetrical? (is the other earflap the same?)
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2007 05:26:25 PM »

Really VERY cute!
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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2007 05:28:40 PM »

Shocked Scraps?! It's beautiful! Smiley  I would have guessed it came from a continuous handydyed, self-striping yarn! Is it symmetrical? (is the other earflap the same?)

The scraps were roving and locks spun into a two ply yarn.  I love how one of the colors became more prominent to give it the self striping effect.  I was hoping that would happen when spinning it but wasn't sure it would work.

And no, its not symmetrical, just colorful.  The other earflap is yellows, blues and greens.

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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2007 04:12:13 PM »

That's sooooo beautiful!
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