Friday, November 5, 2010

How things change

 I am amazed at how yarn can look so different when it is packaged  in different ways.  Here to the left are the pearl cotton blanks I dyed last Saturday.

To the right I have the same yarn in a skein.  It is really making me think about what I want to do with it.  I had thought I would use it as weft, but more and more I am thinking about trying to use it as a warp for a shawl.  I think it will give me some really cool stripes in the warp.  There are over 1300yds in the big teal and red skein.  I am busy with other things right now but come January I may have some time to play with this.

Another shot of the same skein.  I only used three colors, teal, tangerine and purple, but I got so many other colors as well.  I am thinking about what kind and what color yarn to use as weft if I do the shawl, maybe black pearl cotton, or bamboo.  I can't give it my attention right now, but come January......

Until next time, Happy Weaving, Tina

1 comment:

  1. I've been spooling my off a little at a time. I'm getting some beautiful colors! I have enough of the bamboo to do another wrap, but it will have to wait until January!!! Your skeins look will be interesting to see what you do with it.