View Full Version : From Sheep to Purse
03-12-2006, 10:50 PM
Hello fellow spinners!
I just wanted to post a photo of the first complete project I ever did. I washed, carded and spun the wool, dyed it with Kool-Aid, and then knit this little purse. I use it to carry mints and gum in my pocketbook. It was fun!
Here's the pattern:
03-13-2006, 11:57 AM
So cool! Is it plied? If not, that is an impressive single, no bias or anything!
03-13-2006, 12:10 PM
yay!!! :cheering: :cheering:
ok i have to ask a dumb question...what is plied??? :??
03-13-2006, 12:55 PM
Thanks Arugula! It's not plied. It's a single - I was too impatient to ply anything!
Koolbreeze, plied means you get two or more strands of spun yarn and twist them together. If you look at store-bought yarn, you'll see some of them are two-ply or three-ply, etc.
03-13-2006, 01:48 PM
03-13-2006, 03:06 PM
This is so cool!!! I want my own sheep farm so I can love my sheep and they grow wool from that love and I shave them off with love and spin it up and knit it and make yummy things and give them to my friends and they can wear my love forever. :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:
03-13-2006, 05:36 PM
03-13-2006, 10:30 PM
That's AWESOME, Carolina Red! :-) I'm jealous!
03-14-2006, 05:54 PM
Congratulations! That's the ultimate for a spinner/knitter... knitting something from the wool you washed and spun. What a little treasure!
:cheering: Yay, that's so cool!! Congratulations!!!
03-17-2006, 01:27 AM
That is the ultimate in cool Sandy! I'm really impressed (and ever-so-slightly jealous). Congratulations on making something completely your own. :happydance: