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« on: December 03, 2012 09:50:01 AM »


Handspun wreath by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

When I saw that the challenge was "Just Thread It!"  I knew instantly what I wanted to do.  I've been eyeing the tornado spin in Jacey Boggs book Spin Art.  So I went into my giant stash of crochet cotton and wool and decided on the Christmasy colors.
Here it is on the bobbin (Mostly because I forgot to take a skien pic, and then I meant to take a picture of the left over yarn but now I can't even find it  Roll Eyes )

Tornado Handspun on the Bobbin by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

When I had chosen the colors I knew I wanted to do a wreath with it. When I was in the big ol' city I stopped at Micheals and bought myself a wreath form or two and some tree forms too. And of course some pretty bobbles for that extra umph!
Here's the Wreath up close

Handspun wreath by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

And the Trees up close

Handspun trees by SpinHeartSpin, on Flickr

I love them, and hope you do to!
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2012 11:10:08 AM »

I love that look! It looks great without being overwhelmingly gaudy like some of those wreaths you see.
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2012 12:34:47 PM »

Wewt!  I hit the right note!   Thank you Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2012 04:08:26 PM »

Way to think out of the box, Kara. Amazing! Did you have them up for sale at your bazaar or whatever it was?
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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2012 05:08:43 PM »

Thanks Jexx!  yep, they were there.  A lot of people really liked them.
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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2012 05:29:13 AM »

These are pretty cool.  I like how the colors seem to drape themselves.
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2012 07:23:28 AM »

Beautiful! Especially like the trees. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2012 09:02:35 AM »

These are great! I love the homey feel of the trees.
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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2012 12:30:43 PM »

I love the wreath.  Great job on the yarn.  I also think it would make a great muff (or ear warmer) for Christmas caroling. 
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2012 04:01:24 PM »

Thank you everyone!  I do want to make more and see how it knits up.  Maybe once I'm done the Christmas Knitting Cheesy
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