roving~yarn

Summer – New Yarn

Posted on Sep 7, 2018 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving~yarn, yarn | 0 comments

Summer – New Yarn

Roubaix Wool’s new yarn “Summer” Okay, summer is over but Sweet Summer and a few of her friends have donated their fabulous wool to this new yarn and it’s SWEET! Ingredients 80% CVM/Romeldale wool – fine – rare –  homegrown 10% Kid Mohair – fine – not so rare – homegrown 10% alpaca – fine – not so rare – Minnesota grown Some naturally dyed with Marigold flowers . Other skeins where kettle dyed such as Deep Water blue. And a whole bunch is still in their natural color of winter white with hints of warm browns and soft grays throughout. Details 2- ply fingering to light sport wt. soft, squishy,...

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Shimmering Silver pin drafted roving

Posted on May 28, 2018 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving, roving~yarn, wool and mohair | 2 comments

Shimmering Silver pin drafted roving

Shimmering Silver pin-drafted roving fresh from the mill and ready to be spun! CVM-Romeldale fine wool blended with naturally colored kid mohair and white alpaca. Light and airy – soft and summery. I’m thinking lace knitting – socks or shawl? Or cabled Barn Owl Cowl. Or… maybe a cardigan for sale on...

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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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