Tag Archives: merino

Fleece Cottage Yarns Finished Projects: Hang-head bluebell shawl

I just had to show you this exquisite Estonian lace shawl that Dagmara of DagnyKnits has made in Fleece Cottage Yarns Merino/Silk Lace. –> The colourway is ‘Hang-head bluebell’ and I think the subtle colour really complements the intricate design. … Continue reading

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New stock at Fleece Cottage Yarns

January update time at Fleece Cottage Yarns! Over the Christmas break I managed to get quite a bit of dyeing done. As part of my New Year resolutions I have challenged myself to knit a garment and so I was … Continue reading

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Silver grey and berry red

Due to my baby son pouring a glass of water over my laptop, updates have been a bit thin on the ground… but now we’re back up and running. There’s been more knitting than dyeing going on at Fleece Cottage … Continue reading

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Pink and golden

I’m so pleased with my Tussah silk for the Boo Knits knit-a-long. After its little extra dip in the dyepot, it’s come out beautifully rich and even looks more so when knitted up. I might put up a non-spoilery photo … Continue reading

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Dyeing and Overdyeing

So here are the long-awaited photos from the weekend’s dyeing session. It’s just a small batch this week as I was waiting on a silk order which didn’t arrive in time… Anyway, I wasn’t too disappointed, as I’m really pleased … Continue reading

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Match made in heaven

Time to catch up with the rest of the weekend’s dyeing efforts… This post is devoted to my new laceweight base, a blend of 75% merino and 25% silk, and all the skeins below use this base. Now as we … Continue reading

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Autumn tones and jewel colours

There are so many new yarns this week that I’m going to review them in two sets! First up is one of my favourites (actually I have a lot of favourites in this batch!), a variegated sock yarn in beautiful … Continue reading

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