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« on: April 04, 2013 05:29:53 PM »

Hey all! I think it's cause it's been raining a bunch lately, here in Portland, but I've been craving and creating unrestrained color. It's refreshing to throw a ton of bright shades into the carder and just go with it...though wearing garments made from these will take some bravery.

This one's a mix of nylon, mohair, merino, BFL and lincoln locks, all hand-dyed and hand-carded.


The batts and singles, for the above.


And here's a somewhat crazy mix of mohair, merino, BFL and alpaca--in all the colors I like and other people don't, necessarily.


You can, if you wanna, check out some more photos of this yarn over here: http://www.miloknows.com/2013/04/yet-more-bright-as-hell-handspun.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2013 05:40:45 PM »

Those are so fun! I'm happy you are enjoying {and sharing!} your bright colors. Crazy indeed! What are the weights/yardages?
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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2013 05:43:05 PM »

I really dig the second yarn!  Very lovely and very colourful!
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2013 05:45:18 PM »

Wow!!  Just wow!!  Beautiful!!!
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2013 05:57:37 PM »

Thanks, all!

These are both quite bulky, though they have thick 'n thin spots throughout. I haven't measured yardage yet, but I'd estimate around 80 to 100 for each one.
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« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2013 10:32:23 PM »

The second one is my favourite too. I think those colours are great together.  I'd wear them (although my kids might pretend they didn't know me  Wink )
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2013 05:01:31 PM »

I love the second yarn, and I always love seeing pics during the carding process.
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« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2013 12:41:09 PM »

Great unique colors. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2013 04:33:22 AM »

I really like the third yarn!  Those colors are great!  With the gold and the purpley tones and teal and red!  Beautiful!
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