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fluffybunny 01-29-2009 03:25 PM

Angora hats
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LOVE making these. After 7 years of having angora rabbits, I've found a use for the waste or "junk" fiber. The orange & blue bumpy yarns in these were dye experiments gone wrong. The blue was pure wool, the orangey was wool/angora. I plied them with a strand of lumpy bumpy white angora from my "junk" fiber bag!! This is stuff I would have thrown out. The yarn is thick and the hats can be made in one evening! Not only that, they sell better than the "good" ones out of prime, smooth angora.
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Jan in CA 01-29-2009 04:08 PM

So cute! I bet they super soft, too!

fluffybunny 01-29-2009 05:30 PM

Yes, very soft & fluffy. Where are the links about the charity hats? These would be good for that.

evona 01-29-2009 05:42 PM

very cute and they just look so soft!

MerigoldinWA 01-29-2009 07:52 PM

Cute hats. It's funny what you said about the "junk" fiber hats selling better than the "nicer" ones. These "use up the mistakes" hats pushed you to be creative and people like them, so that is what counts.

dustinac 01-30-2009 12:41 PM

:yay:they look great!

Debkcs 01-30-2009 02:00 PM

Lumpy bunny hats, very cute! Love the colorways.

auburnchick 01-30-2009 10:54 PM

Oh my...those look so soft!!!

Marria 01-30-2009 10:55 PM

Very nice. And resourceful too! :thumbsup:

WandaT 01-31-2009 10:21 AM

Beautiful! and they look SO soft!!

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