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Posts Tagged "wool"

Desert Flower Blanket

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Designs | 0 comments

Desert Flower Blanket

This a cozy blanket, made in mohair – not usually used for a blanket, but it’s so pretty…. and so warm! Everything you need this Winter. >> Find the pattern on Ravelry Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto Desert Flower. Photo: Jacynthe Bonetto

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Linda Shawl

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Designs | 0 comments

Linda Shawl

This shawl was first elaborated in a class of Vithard Villumsem, “Knitting with art yarn”, during Twist Fiber Festival 2013, in St. André Avellin, QC, Canada. As my homework, I finished my creation and wrote below the directions of how to use a handspun yarn to knit something “wearable”. The handspun yarn I used was made by Linda Tait, from Ragz Yarn, who gently gave me a skein for this class. I hope you liked 🙂 <3 <3 <3 What I like the most about art yarn:...

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Colors

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Colors

Three days dyeing lots of fiber in many differents colors to make my art batts: that makes me happy.  

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New art batts

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

New art batts

I spent the whole weekend carding all the fiber I dyed last week. These are some results: My favorite: 50% merino 50%...

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To Pat, with <3

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

To Pat, with

Last week, a got a special request: to spin a turquoise yarn for a friend, Patricia Ballarin, who lives in Los Angeles. I usually don’t like custom itens. It’s like the request cut my creativity and I get blocked. However, as I said, this was a special request fro a special person. I met Pat about 8 years ago, in the first year I moved to São Paulo, during the very first knit meeting I attended. Few months later, we became coordinators of the group Tricoteiras de Sampa, which is...

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