I have plied my seashells yarn singles, aren’t these spools lovely?
This is basically a loosely blended micro batch using my blending method I talk about in Blending Recipe 1 – fiber lasagna .
The blending process for the seashells was back in “The color of seashells” , but might be helpful to also see my notes in “Spinning Seashells” .
I am presently busy working on my next blending board experiment, and will post Blending Recipe 2 very soon ~~~ so watch this space!
Daydreaming of seashells…seashells and pink pearls. I hope you will knit something for yourself…for once.
Ahem…..I second that thought, Teerie Peerie Weerie!
Terry, you and Sorcha are very much alike… the penchant for seashell collecting , and yes, pink pearls! I will probably stare at the cake o’ seashell yarn and eventually make a pair of mitts.
It’s only my opinion, of course (though Sorcha might well agree), but I think that yarn is too special to be mere mitts. I vote for a cowl to frame your face. How about your very own Altitude Cowl?
In these blending experiments I am making only enough yarn just to fill a bobbin (or two 5/8’s bobbins in this case) and micro batches could make maybe enough yarn for small fingerless mitts, or a very narrow cowl. We’ll see!
Sigh. Such gorgeous yarn. I guess the labor involved makes it cost prohibitive to sell. Le sigh.
Gorgeous yarn Jen. 🙂
Aw thanks Wen! It is super soft… like baby alpaca or angora. Ask your guild if any of them have tried Optim Ultra-fine Merino. Scary soft.