their own stripes
March 10, 2013
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my first cardigan made from scratch. A year ago I bought 0,5 kg unwashed Gotland lambswool for 50 Kr (5 Euro).
Hand-carding the wool was the most time and labour consuming part.
I don’t know where the stripes are coming from, they are just there !(after all mixing the wool while washing, carding AND plying). Because the wool is so silvery-shiny you don’t see them while spinning. First when I noticed them coming I thought “oh-oh…” but now this is just… randomly striped cardigan
Very warm and the most ecological sweater I own. (The pattern is Tilda