I’ve just added lots of 4ply silk colours to the shop – so 26 colours available at the moment. There are also lots of little skeins of lace weight cashmere – and more coming very soon as that’s what’s in the dye pot tomorrow.
I’ve been planning ahead and have ordered some lovely chunky yarn bases to dye for the shop. There will be 100% merino, 100% cashmere and 100% alpaca yarns – all about 100m to 100g I want the yarns to arrive now so I can start playing, but it takes about a month to get everything… Continue reading Winter Knitting
Huge thanks to all of you who took part in the raffle to win yarn – you helped raised £644 for the Mirasol project. Although the yarn itself won’t be repeated, the London tube line colours will be available as a set of mini skeins in both 4ply sock wool and 4 ply cashmere.
The sock yarn that I’ll be reskeinging during my time on the plinth is dyed – and the extra skein is knitting up beautifully. The sock and a close up. If you’d like a chance to win a skein of this yarn, there’s still time – go to Giving through Knitting So far more than… Continue reading Plinth Sock Yarn
I’m very excited to have a place on the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square on 6th August as part of the One and Other Anthony Gormley project. I’ll be spending my time reskining some very special yarn which is being raffled for Mirasol School – find out more at http://www.givingthroughknitting.blogspot.com/