roving~yarn

Gradient – hand spun kid mohair and silk

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 in cvm~romeldale sheep, patterns, roving~yarn, wool and mohair, yarn | 0 comments

Gradient – hand spun kid mohair and silk

moody blues and gray handspun singles getting ready to become the Shibui Gradient Cowl (pattern here) kid mohair and silk blends in natural silver and white, kettle dyed to stormy Blue Heron and Harbor blues. a relaxing seed stitch pattern using 3 strands of yarn held as one, shifting colors one strand at a time to create a new shade. that is – Gradient. 1600 yards in 4 colors custom spinning requests can be made by contacting winterwind farm at fiber@winterwindfarm.com another Gradient by winterwind farm found here and there. Happy Winter – stay warm and...

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Gyre

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, roving~yarn, wool and mohair, yarn | 2 comments

Gyre

Gyre – a unique lace wrap. knit with Freckles Fingering a Roubaix Wool yarn made from a blend of cvm wool and kid mohair. a sunburst surrounded by honeycomb lace makes the perfect late summer wrap. This clever design is by Bristol Ivy in Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 9 Lookbook a lovely cvm-romeldale...

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Landfall

Posted on Mar 7, 2015 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, roving, roving~yarn, wool and mohair | 4 comments

Landfall

    Landfall by Veronik Avery found in Brooklyn Tweed winter 14   again, I had this tub of pin-drafted roving… it was calling to me “spin this you are going to love it!” however, I also loved the Landfall sweater and this roving would make perfect yarn for that garment… now I could spin 2600 yards but I wanted to wear this sweater before I turned another year older so I boxed it up and sent it back to the mill to be spun into a 2-ply worsted weight super delicious yarn! it’s 80% cvm wool with 20% gorgeous charcoal kid mohair and if you love it too soon there will be a fresh batch back from the mill and for sale on Etsy There...

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for Bette

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in angora rabbits, cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, roving, roving~yarn, yarn | 0 comments

for Bette

I had wanted to make the Ene Scarf for a long time. and I had this great pin-drafted roving made of CVM wool and angora . and then there were many long trips to doctors and the treatment center and then the hospital and this project kept me occupied while we waited… when the knitting was nearly complete – and everyone was back home – and the doctors were gone it was suddenly clear who this project was meant for… but the natural gray wasn’t right so I threw it in the dye pot… and dusky lavender was perfect! for Bette!...

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Hayes, MTM and Cluck

Posted on Jan 14, 2014 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns, roving~yarn, yarn | 0 comments

Hayes, MTM and Cluck

      super model MTM wearing the Brooklyn Tweed Hayes by Julie Hoover MTM is styling in  Hayes  and the sporty new Cluck! Crazy Hairy looking good in Hayes knit in Drift by Roubaix Wool CVM/angora/alpaca  –...

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Creamsicle

Posted on Sep 9, 2013 in angora rabbits, cvm~romeldale sheep, roving, roving~yarn, wool and mohair | 0 comments

Creamsicle

delicious roving creamy cvm wool,  sweet tangerine angora,  perfect pink kid mohair spins like cool...

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