The weather was beautiful on Monday and our ocean view was quite spectaular. it may have been April Fool’s Day but no fools were present. Just plenty of enthusiastic peopel with great colours and good ideas.
Marjorie: 3 skeins 1, multi coloured blue, green & red, purple & green & a spun wool vest in brown with white flecks.
Janette: ball of spun wool in grey & turquoise.
Cathy: Beret in dark brown, blue & red, ball of spun wool dark brown alpaca/pink corriedale.
Marina: large rug crocheted pattern from corner to corner in various shades of brown, fawn & cream. Small beanie with a fur pom pom.
Karin: a crescent scarf spun from wool dyed at our work shop.
Jan 1: 3 beanies knitted from commercial fibres in various colours, turquoise fluffy/blue, various reds with stripes of blue & black, mainly greens with stripes of blue & violet.
Peter: weaving a piece for a ruck sack,
John is weaving his straps for the latest shopping bag.
Sheila is doing clever things with clever colours. Our projects are tending to reflect autumn colours these days which is appropriate since it is autumn in Adelaide. Sheila took Marie’s knitted neck scarf pattern which we all loved and has worked out how to make it into a straight knitted scarf. It looks very effective and is something a bit different from those straight edged scarves.
Wendy is an expert in gossamer spinning and lace knitting. She loves it and is very passionate about it . She likes the demands it makes on her and she likes working out how to get the best effect. This fan and feather scarf is even finer than the one she made before and we all wanted it. It draped so well. It was so stylish but functional and simply beautiful. She had hand spun the wool on her manual wheel to get better control over the effect and thickness. It is just a stunning scarf. You can find the instructions for the feather and fan pattern on the other blog post about Wendy’s other scarf.
Wendy’s new feather and fan scarf has a completely different look from her cream feather and fan scarf. She is showing us just how versatile this pattern is. This scarf is made from her own spun wool which she spun on her manual wheel so she’d have better control over how the yarn looked. Looks beautiful to us. Those blues are just lovely. The instructions for knitting the feather and fan pattern are on the Cream ensemble post.