Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 196 : A Perfert Match

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 196 : A Perfert Match

De la Toison au Tricot n° 196 : un beau mariage  After spinning the skein of blue-green yarn, I decided to create a couple of matching skeins. Après avoir filé l’écheveau bleu-vert, j’ai décidé de créer quelques écheveaux assortis. First, I made a blend of Ouessant...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 195 : More Spinning

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 195 : More Spinning

I just can’t stop spinning!
I’ve been spinning lots of angora rabbit wool : Several skeins of natural white yarn and one lovely skein of beautiful rose-burgundy.
I’ve also spun a lovely alpaca-Ouessant wool blend, dyed in striking blues and greens.

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 194 : 2 Lovely Hats

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 194 : 2 Lovely Hats

De la Toison au Tricot n° 194 : 2 jolis petits bonnets I just finished 2 lovely little hats made with the 3-play Ouessant wool – Angora rabbit yarn that I spun during the Tour de Fleece. I dyed the first hat a dark burgundy. Je viens de faire 2 jolis petits...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 193 : Time to Start Knitting

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 193 : Time to Start Knitting

De la Toison au Tricot n° 193 : il est temps de commencer à tricoter I just plied the 3 bobbins that I spun the last 3 days. I ended up with a beautiful 3-ply skein of 17% white Ouessant wool and 83% angora rabbit that measures 214 meters and weighs 123 grams. Je...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 191 : While I’m at it …

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 191 : While I’m at it …

De la Toison au Tricot n° 191 : Pendant que j’y suis … After having plied so many bobbins of wool to make a cabled yarn, I said to myself, “why stop there? While I’m at it, I need to think about all the other bobbins of wool that are waiting for me.” Basically,...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 190 : Let the Plying Begin !

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 190 : Let the Plying Begin !

De la Toison au Tricot n° 190 : Que le retordage commence ! 16 bobbins of spun wool are waiting for me. J’ai 16 bobines de laine filée qui m’attendent. I want  to use them to create a cabled yarn. In other words a four-ply yarn.  But it’s not four yarns plied...