Monday, March 28, 2011

A Tale of Two Yarns – 2KCBWDAY1

If you are knitting or crocheting you will know already that on of the most important factor for your projects is what else, the yarn you use! I am literally in love with yarns!
There are so many favorite types, colors, feelings.. aaaah I could be writing for hours.!
There are yarns of soft hand and comfortable feeling or more hard and “clumsy”, I particularly love the fluffiness or bulkiness in yarns.
So the thing is I never really pay attention to what brand my yarn is, looking through all my yarns I realized that most of them (if not all of them…) are “naked” I don't really hold onto their tags.



So this is a story of this adored pink yarn with which I made a lovely cabled shaped scarf. I kind of remember it had a name like candy-pink candy something.
It was fluffy, for big sized needles and I simply haven't seen anything like it before!
It was a day with my sister when I first saw it and I was quite disappointed to know that not only was there only one ball left in the shop but it was also really ….expensive.
I was in love!
After a day or two , I went back and bought it!
As I always do, many weeks passed until I started thinking of what I could do with it.!
And finally I decided ! So i was searching for an easy scarf pattern for my lovely pink candy yarn and i bumbed into this great free project in Stich DC blog. (of course one ball was not enough for the size I wanted and is now in my unfinished projects…)

love-ly pink candy yarn

Another yarn I really love is the kangaroo flamet (30% wool, 70% acrylic) which is really nice to handle, it comes in many combination of colors but the one I used is the pink-blue-purple one!
It's really soft and bulky and it's size changes as you go!

kangaroo flamet and necklace by us

see you tomorrow with another post for the 2nd knitting and crochet blog week!!

4 comments:

  1. Love your post for Knit and Crochet Blog Week (which I'm also participating in this year!) The Kangaroo Flamet looks like a lot of fun to play around with!

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  2. Thanks so much for your comments!!! indeed that yarn is as cheerful and playful as it seems :)

    p.s. we love your blog!

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  3. I love the pink braid scarf. Sorry you ran out of yarn!

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  4. i love your Gromit, i have to search for this pattern! :D

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