I’ll admit it – the stranger the substance, the more likely I am to spin it. I have both some milk fibre and some banana fibre in my stash, and they are waiting not so patiently to go onto the wheel, but a recent trip to visit John and Alan at The Fibre Garden in Jordan pushed them right down to the bottom of the pile.
I was on vacation when I was there, and everyone knows that vacation yarn/fibre doesn’t count as stash.
I may have bought some of John’s fun yarn for the middle of winter:
And some “mixed protein” fibre (bought because it looked like Keziah’s dog Ky:
Waterloo Wools had a wonderful display at the shop and one of thebeauties that caught my eye was a braid of superwash Merino and Seacell.Seacell is made up of ground up seaweed which is mixed with other stuff to make yarn. Much more technical description here
And they had the most amazing Superwash/Seacell fibre. I’d love to get myhands on more of this!
Which became this:
and ended up as this:
It is a very good thing that I don’t live closer to the shop. Otherwise I’d have no paycheck!