Friday, 21 January 2011

Fluff update

This year I have found myself taking a SAL/KAL with a spin a shawl group on For the uninitiated this is a spin along knit along where the group chooses a pattern and sets a deadline for the finish. Now I was sort of pushed in this direction by a certain person who has not only spun the yarn but already finished his shawl!!! and I will ask if I can post a photo of his work on here.

As you can see, permission was granted!!! This is Petes amazing shawl, Blue Face Leicester dyed by UKFeltStudio spun as a soft single. If you are a Ravelry member you can find him under Wikkidknitter.

So I have been spinning some very soft Falkland and have made a start on the knitting. I'm a little under half way through the shawl.

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and I'm hoping it won't take too long as on Saturday I'm hoping to start spinning this for the spinnotts spin a shawl challenge!!

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or I might just finish spinning this..

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 from Babylonglegs

have a good weekend everybody :-)


Araignee said...

This post gave me goosebumps-in a good way. You gave me a bad case of wool envy!

Joei Rhode Island said...

Oh, Yumm Yumm Yumm!
Don't you just love a man who likes fibers?!
Do you spin with a wheel or a drop?

Guzzisue said...

wool envy...fibre love hehe, yes spin both on spindle and wheel.

Textile Art Showcase said...

Beautiful Shaw and yummy yarns and fleece too!

Julie said...

Pete's shawl is very beautiful, clever guy!

laura_rose said...

WOW!!! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! (But I'm still not dusting off my wheel!!)

Guzzisue said...

will pass all your comments on to Pete, thanks :-)

ChelleC said...

The shawl is indeed gorgeous! Tell Pete it is beautiful.

I too am going to start spinning for this shawl with some roving I dyed myself. Hope I'm not overextending myself.

Guzzisue said...

I will tell Pete tomorrow, he will be so pleased that you like it :-) I am knitting the same shawl(still) buyt had to undo it after I realised that chart b wasn't matching chart a due to me missing a yo out somewhere so back to the drawing board... good luck with your attempt :-)