Thursday, August 9, 2007

Plying is done

Well, the plying for the Wing-of-the-Moth shawl is finished.


I ended up with 1210 yards of 2-ply out of 10 ounces of the alpaca, wool, silk, and mohair. The yarn is very soft, shinny, slippery, and a bit fuzzy. The colors got pretty much muddied up. More blended than I wanted, but I guess that's the way it is. We'll see how it knits up. It really feels nice.

7 comments:

Monika said...

This blend would make great sock yarn! Can't wait to see how it looks all knit up!

Cathy said...

Hi Tracy,

Oh...My...God. This stuff looks amazing!! YOU are amazing!

Can't wait to see how it looks knit up. Wish I could FEEL it! :-)

A friend here in Oly just got turned on to spinnng and I pointed her to your site. I'm sure she'll enjoy it!

Love and Hugs,
Cathy

Alpaca Granny said...

Oh, my, that's a lot of spinning of the same fiber - 1210 yards. Congratulations on finishing.

Cheryl said...

Wow, that is so beautiful! And I think it will really shine in the wing of the moth pattern. I can't wait to see the beginning of it!

Leigh said...

I really like it! Would love to be able to cuddle and fondle it too. I think it will knit up beautifully.

cindy said...

Lovely Laceweight..........It's going to make a wonderful Wing of the Moth shawl; that shawl is on my to do list as well.

Abigale said...

That really will be lovely in WOM! I did one awhile back - lovely pattern, but I did mine with 3.75mm needles and it came out much smaller than *I* would like - Another one is on my list. I only ran into one problem (well besides having to start it three times because of operator error).

The designer was really lovely and helped me out when I e-mailed her in a panic - and the shawl got done.

Have fun with it! :)