Posts Tagged "cables"

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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Ashby Shawl

Posted on Jun 13, 2012 in cvm~romeldale sheep, patterns, yarn | 0 comments

Ashby Shawl

Wow, isn’t this beautiful? the Ashby shawl by Leila Raabe knit by Earth Girl using Roubaix Wool a fine cvm wool blended with alpaca   hand-dyed colorway Spicy Pumpkin http://ravel.me/Winterwind/a1   this round worsted 3-ply yarn shows off the wonderful texture in this shawl.   Earth Girl says “it feels lovely even at 80 degrees”   pattern found in Brooklyn Tweed’s Fall 11 Look Book   

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