Fibre to make stars for the little wizard’s Christmas stocking. I think I’m going to go with navy Briggs & Little for the stocking, then duplicate stitch his name and the decoration in this stuff.
It’s a merino/rayon/selling blend, very pretty and well-prepared, but feels meh in the hand when spinning.
Nerd Girl Yarns polwarth and silk, 3-ply fractal spin, sock weight. Colourway “Flashy Lighty Things and a Cloud Belt”. I have a LOT of this, and it’s been kicking around on the bobbin forever. Possibly a future shawl.
Here’s hoping that 我们的小男巫 takes the hint.
First produce from my garden: beet thinnings! Dinner tonight included steamed beetlets and beet greens sauteed in butter.
Handspun has been transformed into a basic newborn hat! I’m pleased with the even stripes. Hoping to use the leftovers to make a Nordic striped ball for 男巫’s first Christmas.
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