Thursday, 11 April 2013

First Handspun Project

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This was a long time in the making but I finally spun some yarn that was even enough that I could knit with.  I suppose realistically, I could knit with anything and everything I've spun but this was something I could knit with easily.

Remember this?


It's now this:


Pattern is Simply Slouchy Beanie by Kelly Kingston
Just in time too - there is yet another snowstorm forecast for tomorrow.

8 comments:

  1. Ooooo! This is a wonderful milestone in your fiber journey! Every time I see somebody achieving new fiber goals, it motivates me to get-up and go on my own!

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    1. Thanks! It's a very simple hat but I'm ridiculously proud of it.

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  2. Woohoo! You are a wonder woman in oh so many ways. Congratulation! The hat looks perfect. You should be proud.
    pam

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  3. Thank you so much. I'm like a little kid with their new toy - I wore it around the house all day yesterday and probably will again today.

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    1. Thanks Kelly - I'm really pleased with it now that it's all blocked.

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  5. Great job! You're inspiring me to spin more so I can actually do something with it!

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    1. That's what its all about - I have a friend who is a great spinner and she spurs me on. I look forward to seeing your next handspun.

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