Pretty yarn

Things aren’t really so good at the moment. I’m being passed from one specialist to another to find the best way to manage the constant pain that I’m still in (seriously a fucking tablecloth!!!)

When you’re too sore for even the gentlest hug, and dealing with all the other shit going on, one can take comfort in looking at pretty yarn. (See also watching Jane Austen movies and remembering just how awesome the 1995 version of Sense & Sensibility is [what a stellar cast] and just how awesome Tilney is [especially in the 2007 version - I love the dry sense of humour]. I sometimes think he’s the best Austen hero. I mean the man knows his muslin! [but then Wentworth is so dreamy and Darcy, well he's DARCY] but I feel I’m digressing/fangirling slightly…)

This is yarn I dyed myself.
I feel like a little kid when I’m dyeing. Especially as I’m using food colouring which is typically used for cakes and playdough.
It’s a colourful and very non-scientific adventure.
Just a bit here…. ooooh I’m not sure about that lets try a bit more of this colour.
In spite of some of the skeins I actually had a plan for not turning out according to plan, I’m rather fond of all of them.

My only regret is that they’re all 50g balls with estimated yardage of 80m. I don’t know what to make with them.
I guess I could just stare and pet them.

(Please politely ignore the state of my stovetop. Having a sparkling stovetop isn’t the highest of priorities at the moment.)

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. salpal1
    Aug 12, 2014 @ 18:29:00

    the yarn is gorgeous! what fun to make it all. Have you considered the leftie shawl from Martine Behm? It uses small amounts of many colors. You can purchase it at your LYS or on Ravelry. :-)

    I hope you feel better soon – yarn and movies are a cure-all

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  2. Lisa
    Aug 13, 2014 @ 23:07:44

    Oooo, so pretty! I’d probably make a ton of bows, because I’m on a hair bow wearing spree and also because you’d be able to pet your yarn on the move! ~___^

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  3. Rachael (@hookstitch)
    Aug 14, 2014 @ 03:44:32

    Oh those colours are wonderful – I love those purple and pink shades. I hope you find a use for it!

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  4. macstabby
    Aug 14, 2014 @ 21:11:19

    Those look awesome. I can’t wait to see how they knit up!

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  6. knittingwithheart
    Aug 28, 2014 @ 03:35:47

    All your pretty coloured yarn could knit a rainbow of hearts :)<3 http://wp.me/P2d4xd-sk

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