Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-22-2005, 12:51 PM   #1
VictoiseC
Instepping Out
 
VictoiseC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Manhattan / Catskills that's cats kills!
Posts: 2,402
Thanks: 25
Thanked 83 Times in 74 Posts
one ball of slubby yarn: what do you think?
Hi! I want to knit with WHITE YARN! I'm sick of colours.
I bought this incredible slubby yarn at a wool festival. Unfortunately I only got one skein.

I have some other creamy white yarn and maybe I can combine it but that will be a real challenge.

Did anyone see Daryl Hannah on the front cover of Vogue Knitting magainze, 2003 Fall? She has the most gorgeous thick slubby yarn vest on. This would be perfect if I could find more yarn like it.
They didn't print the pattern though, so I wrote them yesterday & asked for it.

Any thoughts on what else I could make with this? That would be beautiful? It's incredible stuff to work with, but it works up very wierd, thick in parts and then little thin parts. I dunnnnooooo.....
Attached Thumbnails:
Click image for larger version

Name:	slubby_yarn.jpg
Views:	2324
Size:	21.1 KB
ID:	19411  
__________________
v.i.c.t.o.i.s.e.




VictoiseC is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 03-22-2005, 01:26 PM   #2
Jouf
Knitting the Flap
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Southern California
Posts: 352
Thanks: 3
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Victoise, can't help, but what is that thing on the right of the yarn? It looks very interesting - the thing with the handle or something?

Jouf
Jouf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 01:37 PM   #3
VictoiseC
Instepping Out
 
VictoiseC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Manhattan / Catskills that's cats kills!
Posts: 2,402
Thanks: 25
Thanked 83 Times in 74 Posts
ha
Those are my sweet little scissors. You can't tell? Were hair scissors, now they're yarn scissors.
__________________
v.i.c.t.o.i.s.e.




VictoiseC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 01:52 PM   #4
beldaraan
Working the Gusset
 
beldaraan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 1,527
Thanks: 34
Thanked 98 Times in 18 Posts
Vic~

That's beautiful yarn!! I'm ordering some yarn that is similar to that, except it has a lot of colours on it and it's not so "slubby". My hubby is not comfortable ordering online, so whenever I want a certain type of yarn, I go to my lys. Even if she doesn't have the colours that I want, I will look for a similar type of yarn and then go online to see if that company has the colour that I want.
beldaraan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 05:21 PM   #5
Jouf
Knitting the Flap
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Southern California
Posts: 352
Thanks: 3
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Vic, not the scissors. It's to the right. Large base thing with handle sticking up.

???

Jouf
Jouf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 07:20 PM   #6
VictoiseC
Instepping Out
 
VictoiseC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Manhattan / Catskills that's cats kills!
Posts: 2,402
Thanks: 25
Thanked 83 Times in 74 Posts
funny
You're so funny Jouf, to have such curiosity! :D
It's just a little lamp, the top of which is very pretty coz it's stained glass pieces. ha ha
__________________
v.i.c.t.o.i.s.e.




VictoiseC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 07:24 PM   #7
VictoiseC
Instepping Out
 
VictoiseC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Manhattan / Catskills that's cats kills!
Posts: 2,402
Thanks: 25
Thanked 83 Times in 74 Posts
pretty yarn
Pretty yarn beldaraan, I like the tangerine color.

Yeah, this stuff is WAY slubby, I never worked with it before. It's a challenge. I found a great magazine this afternoon, English, where a woman shows all these different ideas about combining yarns. I got a great idea from her.... knitting a dark brown sweater (or something else I suppose) and then just putting in a row of the slubby stuff every once in a while. You can also set it off, as she did
by surrounding the white piece with a red and tan, or whatever, makes it really stand out.
__________________
v.i.c.t.o.i.s.e.




VictoiseC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 08:10 PM   #8
Jouf
Knitting the Flap
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Southern California
Posts: 352
Thanks: 3
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Vic - I can't help it. It comes naturally! I thought it was some kind of antique stamper of some sort, something exotic that I had to have! hehe

Thanks!

Curious Jouf - not related to George
Jouf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 09:02 PM   #9
beldaraan
Working the Gusset
 
beldaraan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 1,527
Thanks: 34
Thanked 98 Times in 18 Posts
I hope you don't mind Vic, but I saved a copy of your swatch. I want to bring it into my lys one day and see if she has something similar when I want to make a sweater with it. The ideas you mentioned are great! I was thinking along those lines myself. Or making a bulky cardigan with a different colour. So many ideas....

I would really love to see what you make with it.

I bought that yarn "because" of the tangerine colour. My lys had other colours that were similar, but none that had that beautiful tangerine. I am so happy that I have it sitting in my knitting basket right now
beldaraan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2005, 10:17 PM   #10
roxyquiksilver34
1st Leg of the Journey
 
roxyquiksilver34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Maryland, baby!
Posts: 153
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I just bought some slubby yarn just like that, but it was one of the Gedifra ones... can't find the yarn band right now LOL, but I'm making a chunky scarf with 1 strand of the thick stuff and a strand of Plymouth Glitterlash to mimic the Coney Island scarf in Stitch n Bitch. I'm scarf queen these days
__________________
("`-''-/").___..--''"`-._
`6_ 6 ) `-. ( ).`-.__.`)
(_Y_.)' ._ ) `._ `. ``-..-'
_..`--'_..-_/ /--'_.' ,'
(((' (((-((('' ((((
roxyquiksilver34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is a ball of yarn? Knitcracker General Knitting 8 05-28-2010 06:39 AM
New ball of yarn lynn893 How-to Questions 9 09-15-2008 02:59 AM
Yarn Swift and Yarn ball windler: What would you do if you don't have them? Nichan How-to Questions 21 07-22-2007 07:53 AM
Add a new ball of yarn... sparrow How-to Questions 1 12-10-2006 08:18 PM
*edited* looking for slubby pure white yarn carollovesyarn Buy/Sell/Swap 0 04-18-2005 09:34 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:40 AM.