This is probably the seventh or eighth time I’ve knit these slippers and the first time I’ve taken photos of the finished product! I love making this pattern: the directions are clear, they knit up incredibly quickly (I made these in a couple hours), and the finished product is beautiful.
What a gorgeous pattern! I love knitting things with interesting construction and details, and this has both! (Sorry for the mediocre pictures - it started snowing/raining this morning but I didn’t want to put off taking the post-blocking pics.)
The nice and annoying thing about spinning your own yarn is the ability (or inability) to predict how a spinning project will look knit up. For instance, this yarn, which I spun as randomly as I could (which is not very random, because I am not very random), is striping. Weird.
Not really a WIP, not yet an FO… this skein is the result of two days of spinning effort. It’s 500 meters of 2-ply, 100% Merino. I wanted a more barber-pole look than my last few skeins of handspun, which have focused more on Navajo-plying to keep the colors separate. Now I just have to figure out what to do with it!
It’s time for Tour de Fleece! I decided to focus on spinning for July, which was a happy coincidence, and I’ve spun almost every day so far. This is one of the projects I’ve been working on: two skeins of Navajo-plied rainbow gradient yarn, in a DK-weight. I think they’ll make a charming accent for a baby sweater or two!