Thursday, March 29, 2018

Do you have a surplus of hand spun yarn?

Do you have a surplus of hand spun yarn?  I do, and I hesitate giving it away since it took so long to spin using a spinning wheel.  Some of the yarn is small amounts left over from a project, other amounts are spinning experiments, and some yarn is from the end of the bobbin(s).  To make the rug, I cast on approximately 125 stitches, using 3 strands of yarn, and a 14" size 10 pair of knitting needles.  As I run out of one yarn, I added another yarn from my stash.  There really is not a gauge. 

My finished size is about 21 inches by 29 inches.  Any size of rug will work fine.  I still have more yarn surplus and I am debating if I make a table runner, or maybe a set of place mats.  I think the rug turned out very well and the colors are great! 

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