Raven’s Wings

I’ve been mentioning this custom yarn on and off, and now I have a picture to share with you! A wonderful customer came up with the idea of a black yarn with purple and green iridescence, just like a raven’s feathers. Here is the beginnings of that yarn. I’m so excited about it! It’s spinning up quite well.

Of course, I’ve got my fair share of green and purple glitz tracked all over the house, but I believe it’s worth it.

And yes. That bright pink thing is my make shift drive band. It really dresses the wheel up, don’t you think?

In other news, I finally got to the seed stitch part on one of my sweater sleeves after very carefully increasing way more then the pattern called for. Thankfully the sleeve isn’t too wide, and can therefore be fudged with the greatest of ease.

And my first Creeping Vines sock is finished, except for weaving in the ends. Pictures will be forthcoming.

3 Responses to Raven’s Wings
  1. Anne
    February 23, 2010 | 9:58 am

    Oh, that yarn is gorgeous! When you mentioned the project, I was very curious to see how it would turn out. I bet the customer’s gonna love it! :o D

  2. Linda Burklin
    February 23, 2010 | 12:09 pm

    What fiber is the black?

  3. Rebekah
    February 23, 2010 | 7:36 pm

    It’s a lovely merino/tencel blend I found online.

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