What is a puni? New offerings at iKNITiatives!

iKNITiatives now offers Punis! What are Punis you ask?  I will give you a very pared down explanation. They are tightly rolled, cigar-like preparations of fiber for you to spin. They are similar to that of Rolags, however, most people find them easier to spin and more portable. Hand carders are used to prepare both…

Some more hand-spun almost done

Here is my just 3 ply Polwarth/Silk hand-dyed from Three Waters Farm fresh off the Niddy Noddy. It is colorway First Bloom. The 4 ounce braid yielded about 185 yds. I always subtract 5 yds. From the actual calculated amount of yds. So, it was actually just about 190 yds. initially. I’d call it worsted…

From the yarn store…

At Knitting Temptations in Dublin, Oh, I picked up some Malabrigo Rios in colorway 866 which is a beautiful mixture of purples, reds, greens, and blues and HiKoo Simpliworsted in colorway 038 which is a nice dark gray. Not sure what I want to make just yet… I’m thinking perhaps a cowl of some sort…