Knitting@roosterhillfarm.com

or what I do when I am not working or farming …

In The Bag

Posted by mobarger on Jan-14-2014

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I have had this lovely skein in my stash since Rhinebeck 2012. It is handspun from Lisa Souza and is 50% Angora, 25% merino and 25% silk. I love it. You would not believe just how soft it is. I’ve been searching for a while to find just the right pattern for it. I decided it had to be a cowl to keep that soft pettable fiber close to me.

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I decided on the Destroyed Cowl but the yarn had different ideas. It is just so soft that it doesn’t make a stiff fabric at all. I think the Destroyed Cowl needs a little backbone to it so this project is frogged and I am searching for a new cowl to knit. Maybe I will mix this with some MadTosh for a more sturdy neckpiece.

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So I did go back to Three Bags Full and I bought yet another bag. This one. covered in birds. “Puffins are gorgeous.” “Seagulls are noisy.” “Pigeons are misunderstood.”

So even if I don’t have success in finishing projects, the projects will still look pretty spectacular!