Posts Tagged "alpaca"

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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Tallgrass – a prairie shawl

Posted on Sep 18, 2015 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns, yarn | 0 comments

Tallgrass – a prairie shawl

summer is over the bugs and humidity are leaving!  farmers are harvesting beans and the prairie grasses are turning brown. fall is in the air –  it’s time to think about knitting! Tallgrass – a new ROUBAIX WOOL pattern might be just the right project to start. lace and cables twist together to create the perfect fall wrap. knit with “Prairie” a warm sport wt. cvm/alpaca yarn grown here on Winterwind Farm and spun at  Dakota Fiber Mill in close by North Dakota. wrap yourself up in this warm shawl and settle in to watch the dazzling colors of autumn begin. the Tallgrass pattern and Prairie yarn are for sale on Etsy I think you will enjoy...

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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%...

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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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about the yarn

Posted on Feb 10, 2013 in about the yarn | 0 comments

about the yarn

~ rare fibers make beautiful yarn ~ put a little luxury in your stash! “Cloud” CVM/Cormo/angora ” Rimrock” CVM/kid mohair fingering cvm/alpaca worsted wt. cvm/nylon fingering cvm/kid mohair worsted worsted wt...

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