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Topic: Common Grackle - Alpaca and Mulberry Silk skein  (Read 1187 times)
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« on: August 22, 2014 09:12:38 AM »

It's been too long since I've had a yarn to post!! I spun this up for a dear friend and while I told her she could name it, I got impatient and just chose a name - Common GrackleWink  (More info on my skein naming here.)

It's 80% Huacaya Alpaca and 20% Mulberry Silk, 2 oz, 83 yards, and from Yarn Geek Fibers. It felt like what I would imagine spinning long hair would feel like! Cheesy I liked it a lot but it got all over me. I think it came out beautifully though! Just a simple 2-ply but the fiber is so gorgeous!



Here was the fiber pre-spinning!
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2014 09:14:19 AM »

Fiber lust! Cheesy What beautiful color!
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2014 09:43:49 AM »

My favourite colours all together. It looks fab!
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2014 10:17:19 AM »

That is so pretty!   Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2014 06:33:09 AM »

Lovely!!  such gorgeous colours, and the spinning looks really great too!
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2014 01:44:24 PM »

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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2015 08:52:07 AM »

Gorgeous! I love the mix of the dark with the cool tones blended it. I bet it knits up beautifully.

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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2015 07:11:25 AM »

still so lovely!! Congrats on making the Best of 2014!
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