Tag: laceweight

February 22, 2010 /

Flutter Scarf by Mimknits in Jaggerspun Zephyr.

This was a truly enjoyable knit. I loved everything about it. The yarn was a RAK gift and I was so pleased to be able to see and handle this yarn.

Most of the scarf was knit on ferry trips to and from Kirkwall. The pattern is a very simple 4 row repeat, easily memorised. The rhythm of the repeats, and the shortness of them, makes this one high on the “just one more” scale, and it is therefore very quickly finished. Just enough pattern to keep me alert, but simple enough to allow a social context. The ruffled ends required slightly more concentration, so I knit those at home.

Details and gallery.

May 22, 2009 /

The yarn which was ordered from Uruguay via Etsy on 3rd May, with a 30 day delivery estimate, arrived this morning. The quality looks good – think Malabrigo, but fine and even. It’s not all that fine, considering the length 950 yards to 50 gms – it’s a lofty single, soft spun.

The disappointing part was the colour