Archive for: December 2016

Avana Shrug (2016)

Yarn:  Austerman Alpaca Silk (80% Alpaca, 20% Silk) Pattern: Avana Shrug by Annie Rowden Completed: December 31, 2016 Fun, fast knit!  An interesting construction.  I got gauge with this yarn and 4.5mm needles.   Measurements after washing:   38” cuff to cuff

Seven Seas Wheelspun Polwarth/Silk (2016)

Fibre: Into the Whirled “Studio West” colourway on 60% Polwarth, 40% Tussah Silk.  approx 12oz fibre. Yarn:  ~419.3 yards of 3-ply, DK-weight; ~93 yds of chain-ply, leaning toward chunky weight. Method: Wheel spun with long draw Completed: October 15, 2016.