Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Second time was a blast
Last night I felted the blue/purple pot. Bowl? Whatever. I love the way it worked out. Some might want to know what it's 'for', but I don't really care at this point. I just want to look at it fondly and touch it occasionally. I think it is destined to be a long-owed present, though.
Then I knit another one. This is the same basic pattern, I just made it taller by knitting more rounds in between the increasing and decreasing sections. I used the other ball of Sean Sheep 'Armytage' that I bought on Sunday. In the ball I liked the colours of this one even more than the blue/greys one. But I'm not sure about how it has knit up. I'm afraid I might have killed it by putting it with the beige Cosy Wool. I didn't want to use another strong colour with it.
But I'm still eager to see how it comes out after felting, maybe the blend of colours will work after all.
In the bowl are some other upcoming candidates for felting: another new Sean Sheep, 'Stonehaven' 100% percent wool, 2 strands loosely plyed, many colours; an older Sean Sheep 'Wooloomooloo' 50% wool, 50% acrylic, plyed with a gold thread; a big 100gm ball of blue Cleckheaton Merino spun, 80% merino, 20% acrylic; and a ball of delicious Freedom Spirit ('Fire' colourway), 100% wool.