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Shandeh
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:
http://www.sweaterscapes.com/pursepat.htm

Arugula
03-13-2006, 11:57 AM
So cool! Is it plied? If not, that is an impressive single, no bias or anything!

koolbreeze
03-13-2006, 12:10 PM
yay!!! :cheering: :cheering:

ok i have to ask a dumb question...what is plied??? :??

Shandeh
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.

koolbreeze
03-13-2006, 01:48 PM
:thumbsup:
thanks

feministmama
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:

koolbreeze
03-13-2006, 05:36 PM
:roflhard:

Hildegard_von_Knittin
03-13-2006, 10:30 PM
Kum-ba-yaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh
:roflhard:


That's AWESOME, Carolina Red! :-) I'm jealous!

Silver
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!

amy
03-16-2006, 04:48 PM
:cheering: Yay, that's so cool!! Congratulations!!!

schrodinger
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: