Tour de Fleece over the weekend
Weekends are crazy for me. I am working at Wolseley Wool Fridays and Saturdays and then Sunday is usually the day we all do something fun (we took the kids to Splash Island in Portage la Prairie this weekend, which was super fun). But I still got some spinning done. Some mid-weight cable plyed superwash merino.
I dyed up some superwash merino roving all polka-dotty so that the colours would have some white and lighter colours spun up with them. I have a lot of this to spin, so I am going to have a lot to do something with! I think I am at 250y so far. I am thinking of finally getting around to that Clapotis I’ve been meaning to knit since the pattern came out. Handspun wrap! Oh my.
I also put together a Kiwi wheel at the shop on Saturday, and I had to test it out with a mini batt and some sparkly sequin thread.
Other than that I’ve been working on a me project. Last week I decided I needed to knit myself a lightweight sweater, and after some looking settled on the Dahlia Cardigan. I’ve been coming back to that one since the magazine came out last year, and I love the loosy wrap front. I am knitting it as written, except if I have enough yarn I will make one side a bit longer than the other. So I go into the store Friday and just when I am trying to figure out what yarn to use, a bit box of Tosh Merino Light comes in. Fate! I love this yarn. I’m knitting it in Cousteau, which is a rich blue green. I love blue greens, it was always my favorite Crayola crayon. I am almost done the back lace panel, and then comes the mindless knitting I am actually looking forward to. I knit so much crazy stuff that I really need a more passive project.