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lace handspun

Posted on May 21, 2015 in colored angora goats, cvm~romeldale sheep, yarn | 1 comment

lace handspun

  summer knitting needs to be light and airy soft, yet in Minnesota – warm these handspun silk and kid mohair singles will soon be wrapped around my friend Lips’ neck in the pretty Gradient cowl (see this gorgeous one from The Yarnery – Gradient) while she relaxes on the shores of East Battle…

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Carpathian…

Posted on Dec 3, 2014 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, yarn | 3 comments

Carpathian…

Carpathian – where does that word come from? it is a mountain range in Central and Eastern Europe full of wolves and bears, thermal waters and deep forests sounds beautiful! and so is this! the Carpathian Sweater dog models Mad Dog and Hopeful are beautiful too but wowzer that sweater is nice! a blue sky alpaca pattern by designer Vladimira Ilkovicova knit in a Roubaix Wool yarn called “Cloud” a winterwind farm yarn made of 65% CVM wool, 20% Cormo wool and 15% angora

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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  – lovely!

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hand spun waits

Posted on Jan 7, 2014 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns, yarn | 0 comments

hand spun waits

    cvm wool and silk (or was it bamboo) and kid mohair dyed in salmon and mint and pink sat in the stash waiting, waiting, waiting to become something ahhh… Traveling Vine Fingerless Mitts for J  

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Traveling Vine

Posted on Jun 16, 2013 in colored angora goats, cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns, wool and mohair, yarn | 0 comments

Traveling Vine

Traveling Vine socks – a great summer knit. A pretty lace leaf and vine pattern. The simple 8 row lace pattern is easy to memorize which makes knitting these socks relaxing. Knit with  “Rimrock”  a great Winterwind Farm blend of CVM wool with 30% fine kid mohair, hand dyed on the farm. Pattern is available for purchase  through our Etsy store in pdf form for instant download.

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