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Topic: Fiber Friday 05.22.09!!!!  (Read 3533 times)
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« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2009 02:56:22 PM »

i LOVE this!  but what are you going to make with it?  a hat would look kinda funny, as you would have nubbies sticking out all over your head like little rainbow-tumors... Tongue
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« Reply #21 on: May 22, 2009 07:22:01 PM »

very pretty but my fave is the green
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« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2009 03:12:24 PM »

This is a little late, but it was in a swap package that just arrived today.  And I can't wait until next week!

Rainbow!  Merino!


the yarn...  It's got two color repeats per approx. 3 oz skein.

dyeing:

I did 2/3 of an ounce fiber for the main colors and 1/3 oz for the in betweens.

carded:

I divided each in half, so that each skein was made from just one set of batts (if that makes sense?)

single ply:


Then it was navajo plied to keep the sequence.
Certainly the hardest yarn I've done... but, I'm pleased!  And my swap partner is too.  Cheesy  Here it is in use:
http://i313.photobucket.com/albums/ll372/aimeesux/stormandswap020.jpg
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SensiblyTacky
« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2009 08:01:31 PM »

wow wow wow!! That looks really great stitched up astormorray!!
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« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2009 08:04:02 PM »

gorgeous! I HAVE to make something like that sometime...I loooove rainbows so much and they way you spun it (and your partner knitted it up), the colors change exactly how I imagine a rainbow yarn should. Cheesy lovely!
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« Reply #25 on: May 23, 2009 08:26:00 PM »

astormorray, that yarn is gorgeous!!!  Shocked  what a great thing to get in a swap.
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