Carding Mayhem

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So today I managed to wash the last of my corridale fleece

This is the beautiful stuff. Natural chocolate brown with some lightened tips and streaks of grey white running through.

It is going to be carded with the beauty that is this:

and this:

Lovely dyed alpaca in a range of shades.

It will most likely end up looking like this:

Or a similar variety. I can’t wait to see how they turn out, browns with little hints of jewel tones, or maybe a black brown combo… I don’t know, what I do know is I want to card like a mad fiend but may end up spinning a little first. Oh spinning. Sounds like a plan.

 

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About sadieruin

Sadie is an intrepid fibre-file who can be found knitting, spinning, dying, or designing knit patterns when she's not at work. Her sock pattern "Mermaid's Lagoon" can be found in the Summer '09 issue of Knitty.com. Be sure to keep up with her knitting, spinning, dyeing (and occasionally weaving) exploits here.

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