Sunday, April 26, 2015

Ready to Knit

 This morning Devin and Kylee helped me wind the alpaca yarn I spun around my makeshift niddy noddy (the back of a chair).  I calculated approximately 120 yards of yarn.  Then I soaked it in water to set the twist, and hung it to dry.

I was so excited after it dried. It is so soft and fluffy!  I love the colors, and can't wait to knit it up into something special.  Thank goodness for Ravelry. I was able to find this Aquafire pattern, and I think it'll be perfect for the yarn.  I'm hoping to have it knitted up before this weekend, because I want to wear it to the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival.


Becky said...

WOW!! My jaw just hit the floor! Katie, it's beautiful! The pictures are gorgeous too! Great lighting and I love the banner pic of the peach blossoms too. I can't wait to see what you knit out of the yarn. It looks so soft!

Momma/Deb said...

I love how you involve the kids in your projects! They will have such enriching experiences! Beautiful yarn my dear girl! Love you, Momma

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