2009 Projects

Frost Diamonds

in Malabrigo Worsted, “Oceanus” colorway

 

 

Beaumont

in Plymouth Mulberry Merino

 

 

French Press Felted Slippers

in Paton’s Classic Wool Merino

 

 

French Press Felted Slippers

in Paton’s Classic Wool Merino

 

 

French Press Felted Slippers

in Knitpicks Wool of the Andes, “Cranberry” colorway

 

 

Half-pipe Hat

in Sheep Shop Yarn Company Sheep 2

 

 

 

Mountain Nights Toque

in my Creation of Adam merino handspun

 

 

Selbu Modern

in handspun merino/yak and cashmere down

 

 

My First Cashmere

handspun Navajo plied 100 percent cashmere down from Ellen’s 1/2 Pint Farm

spun on the Kundert, plied on the Heavenly Handspinning Little Joe

one ounce, 85.5 yards, one skein

 

 

Shetland Triangle

in “Pleione,” handspun merino/bamboo

 

 

Big Sack Sweater

in School Products Italian wool-silk-cotton-rayon blend tweed

 

 

Soleil

handspun Navajo plied 100 percent tussah silk from Shadeyside Farm

spun on the turquoise whorl, plied on the Heavenly Handspinning Little Joe

two ounces, 379 yards, one skein

 

 

Merino/Yak

handspun Navajo plied 50/50 merino wool/brown yak from The Yarn Tree

spun on the Kundert, plied on the Heavenly Handspinning Little Joe

two ounces, 265.5 yards, one skein

 

 

Kai-Mei

in Pagewood Farms Aleyska, “Peaceful” colorway

 

 

Twisted Neopolitans

in an unknown indie-dyed superwash merino/bamboo rayon blend purchased at the 2008 New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck

 

 

  

Purple Passion

handspun 2-ply punta wool/mohair mill ends, hand-dyed by FiberFancy

spun on Little Joe and plied on Monster, drop spindles from Heavenly Handspinning

4.1 ounces, 610 yards, one skein

 

 

My Half-Handspun Pedis

in Fuego, my merino/tencel handspun, and Cherry Tree Hill Supersock

  

 

 

 Corgi Hill Farm Batt Bites

spun from 1/2 ounce mixed batts on the Bosworth Mini, Andean plied on the Little Joe

 

 

Technicolor Scrap Scarf

in various fingering-weight yarns, including Noro, Claudia’s, Sundara, Sockittome, J. Knits, Classic Elite, Crystal Palace, Lorna’s Laces, Malabrigo, Lion Brand and Southwest Trading Company

 

 

Creation of Adam

handspun 100 percent merino hand-dyed by FiberFancy, accented with 2mm unakite beads

spun on Little Joe, plied on Monster, drop spindles from Heavenly Handspinning

four ounces, 208.5 yards, one skein

 

 

My First Tweed

handspun 70 percent natural black shetland/30 percent tussah silk from Shunklies

spun on Little Joe and Navajo plied on Monster, drop spindles from Heavenly Handspinning

3.5 ounces, 129 yards, one skein

 

 

Precious

handspun blue-faced liecester top from DragonFibers

spun on Lovely Su and plied on Little Joe drop spindles from Heavenly Handspinning

3.5 ounces, 162 yards, one skein

 

 

Pleione

handspun merino/bamboo blend from batts by Melody of TwitchyStitiches

spun on Tom Foolery drop spindle from Greensleeves, plied on Little Joe drop spindle from Heavenly Handspinning

5.25 ounces, 485 yards, one skein

 

 

Cloud Nine

handspun superfine merino single from Flying Wright Farm with cotswold locks from Dyeing for Colour

spun on Monster, a walnut-whorl, hand-turned drop spindle from Heavenly Handspinning

129 yards, two skeins

 

 

Fuego

handspun 2-ply merino/tencel blend from the Sheep Shed at Mountain View Farm

spun on Monster, a walnut-whorl, hand-turned drop spindle from Heavenly Handspinning

two ounces, 93 yards, fingering weight, one skein

 

 

Gentleman’s Sock in Railway Stitch

in Valley Yarns Huntington

 

 

Purple Haze

handspun 2-ply merino/tencel blend from Ellen’s 1/2 Pint Farm

spun on a Greensleeves Tom Foolery drop spindle

two ounces, 186 yards, 1 skein

 

 

 

TOFUtsies Cabled Toe-ups

in South West Trading Company’s TOFUtsies, “Tender Foot” colorway

 

 

 

Feeling Breezy

handspun 2-ply 100 percent tussah silk top from Shadeyside Fibers

spun on a Bosworth Mini morado-wood spindle

two ounces, 769.5 yards, 3 skeins

 

 

Mocha Latte Merino

handspun 100 percent merino wool batts from Fiber Monster

spun on a Bosworth Mini morado-wood drop spindle

 

 

Ribbi Pedis
in Araucania Nature Wool

 

 

Herringbone Rib Socks

Herringbone Rib Socks,
in Cherry Tree Hill Sockittome, handpainted by Ancient Threads Fibers
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