[Member Uploaded] Handspun Silk


Jenn D'Ascoli–Everglades

The fiber was from a batt I purchased from inglenook fibers–contents are merino, BFL, alpaca, bamboo, milk fiber, sari silk, silk, angelina, firestar, silk noil colorway "everglades"


Ada Hirsch–A little bite

This yarn is  a mint green with just about every fiber animal that is in my farm. I also used some silk. There is alpacas, angora goat and pygroa goat, angora rabbit. the colors are green, mix with some blue, yellow,  white and aqua. I wash the fiber and hand dyed it and carded it The skein…

ROC day Mish Mash

Go There Now This is a mix is several fibers I received from the Moonwood Farms Roc Day Swap. It has wool, alpaca, mohair locks, silk, sari silk, angelina, firestar, lint, cotton balls, tinsel etc… I actually took all the colors fibers and carded them together with my carder into a huge batt. Then, this…


Shetland/Silk blend

Silk roving from Spinning Forth was a rich royal blue.  I blended it with a Shetland fleece close to shaela in color.  Came out a lovely deep, heathery blue.  My only complaint is there isn't enough for a larger garment.  Probably just enough for a scarf. 


Wrapped in Comfort Shawl

This is "Julia's Shawl" from Alison Jeppson Hyde's book 'Wrapped in Comfort'.  It was spun from Ashford's Merino/Silk blend in the shade entitled Mulberry and spun on a Majacraft Little Gem wheel.


BL and silk, 2 ply

This yarn turned out super soft, and I think looks like spun gold. I plan to knit this into a ribbed vest, but I haven't decided on the pattern yet.