Caribbean Sunset, Part 1

I hate to admit it, but it’s been ages since I last used my spinning wheel. In fact, the last time was back in the fall when I started spinning this Knit Picks roving I dyed myself.

The colours reminded me of those gorgeous Caribbean sunset pictures, but I thought that realistically they were a little too bold for me….

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Angry Dwarf

It’s been far too long since I last seen any time with my spinning wheel so I pulled out this braid of 100% Bluefaced Leicester from my FatCatKnits.

Perfect colours for a crisp fall day

Perfect colours for a crisp fall day

Aren’t the colours glorious? I like pop of teal mixed in amongst the typical ‘fall’ red and orange. And I’m quite partial to the colour name, ‘Angry Dwarf’ – seriously, how do people come up with these titles?

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A Study in Pink, Chapter One

I’ve got a new spinning project in the works. I’ve been thinking about a nice shawl to wear on cool summer evenings and I decided I’d spin the yarn myself. Now, I don’t have enough of any one colour for a decent sized shawl so I’m going to have to combine a few colours of Knit Picks Roving, but I think it might actually be more fun this way.

Knit Picks Roving

Knit Picks Roving

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