Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 187 : Hand-Painted Top

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 187 : Hand-Painted Top

De la Toison au Tricot n° 187 : Une mèche peinte à la main As a general rule, I work almost exclusively with Ouessant wool. Of course, I do buy other fibers such as silk, alpaca, or flax. But when it comes to wool, I use the wool produced by my own flock. But …...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 185 : Plying !

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 185 : Plying !

De la Toison au Tricot n° 185 : Ça se retord ! I’ve already spun a few bobbins of this lovely pink-beige-brown blend. But now I’m faced with a bit of a dilemma ! What am I going to ply this yarn with ? Obviously, you can always ply two identical yarns together. But...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 184 : Half Way There

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 184 : Half Way There

De la Toison au Tricot n° 184 : À mi-chemin I finished one of the « Kerstin » mitts. This is such a pretty pattern and it knits up quickly. The pattern calls for a total of 3 design repeats, but I found this to be a bit long. I wanted a shorter mitten so I started the...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 183 : Kerstin

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 183 : Kerstin

De la Toison au Tricot n° 183 : Kerstin A new project for a new year ! I’ve decided to make « Kerstin » in Pretty Knitted Hands by Clara Falk and Kamilla Swanlund. Un nouveau projet pour une nouvelle année ! J’ai choisi le modèle « Kerstin » dans Pretty Knitted Hands...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 182 : A Warm Felted Winter Hat

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 182 : A Warm Felted Winter Hat

De la Toison au Tricot n° 182 : Un chapeau feutré et chaud What could be better than a warm felted hat for a cold winter day ? … maybe two warm felted hats ! I have to admit that I’m a bit of a neophyte when it comes to felting. But I’m quickly becoming an...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 181 : Hearing

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 181 : Hearing

De la Toison au Tricot n° 181 : L’ouïe Sheep have a very well developed sense of hearing. According to researchers, sheep are estimated to have approximately the same auditory sensitivity as humans. The being said, sheep can hear sounds in a slightly higher...
error: Alert: This Content is Copyright Protected !!