Jan 6, 2015

Tide's In

     Contemplations for spinning up a new yarn have been simmering on the back burner for quite some time.
     A duel purpose sturdy sock / fine stranded color work yarn. (Made from Nash Island wool, of course.)
     A large backlog of wool, the realization that getting caught up was never going to happen, and my impatience to play with said yarn finally brought things to a boil. 
     And so, with a little help from our friends at Green Mountain Spinnery*....

    Introducing - Nash Island  TIDE yarn 

 A sturdy woolen spun** DK weight yarn made from 100% Nash Island ewes wool. 

     Currently simmering on the front burner in dye pots, TIDE  will be making it's debut next week, exclusively at Starcroft's POPup store at lf8elevate, East 7th Street, New York City. January 13 - 18. 
And I will be knitting some socks. 

* their machines are much larger and FASTER than mine
**  they produce a woolen spun yarn, we spin semi-worsted

1 comment:

Mary Lou said...

Oh no!!! I am going to miss it and it will be all gone, I'm sure. Can I pre-order?

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