Friday, February 10, 2012

Black Hills Gold

I had 166 yards of handspun yarn that I loved, but I didn't know what to do with -- I had enough maybe for a hat or a cowl or something larger if I mixed it with commercial yarn.

Cedar Waxwing

  • 60% merino
  • 30% bamboo
  • 10% firestar

The PurlGurls at Purlescence yarns suggested I tried weaving with it. And they helped me match it with some lovely Cascade Venezia sport in a green/bronze color. It matched perfectly. It was a color I would not have picked, but I was surprised at how well it went with the handspun.

The resulting fabric is thusly: