Supreme Lace which now has a new base yarn and is equally as gorgeous as the old verson:
it was on the line on Saturday but was only half dry by the end of the day and has been drying inside since as we've had rain. With no heating on (as it's supposed to be summer) yarn takes forever to dry and this yarn is nowhere near dry.
In fact I'm getting a bit worried about drying facilities. I dyed 5 kg of Angel Lace and Fantasy Sock today and with rain forecast again for tomorrow I'm going to have an awful lot of wet yarn hanging around. I may have to put hte heating on to speed up drying. I'm praying for sun on Thursday and every day thereafter until I finish dyeing yarn for Woolfest.
Now, on to crochet. The new issue of Inside Crochet came on Saturday.
I decided I wanted something knitted up in Ocean Silk for Woolfest and had planned on trying to whip up a small lace scarf but decided to try crocheting with it instead. Wow!! it's beautiful to work with. I just love it. It's soft, delicate and feel almost laceweight like although it's a 4ply. Perfect for those who want delicate lace but are a bit nervous about a laceweight yarn.
I decided to mix 2 colours. I'm not quite sure how to arrange the hexagons yet and I may not have time to finish the whole scarf before Woolfest. I'm limiting myself to one hexagon a day as I've got deadline knitting to be getting on with.
I'm toying with the idea of a crochet club. In fact I've been thining about it for a while. I'm thinking of doing a club that runs for 3 months and each month there will be yarn for one part of a big project using various shapes. For example, let's say i decide on a blanket, month one and two would probably contain one or two skeins of sock yarn to make up shapes for the blanket and the third month would have the yarn for the edging. this is still in the planning stages but I'm working towards a September start. Watch this space!
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