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Rainbow Handspun Yarn

Rainbow Single Ply Skeins

The last couple days I’ve been working with some really fun, bright fibers. Had to share a few pictures. This 4 ounce handspun yarn skeins are each approximately 100 yards, $28 each or a set of 6 colors for $150.  (includes shipping in the United States).   They are made from Corriedale Top Wool.  Each skein is a #5 Heavy Worsted Weight with a WPI between 6-9.  If interested, send an email to info@TheTwistedPurl.com for more details.  Thanks!

Rainbow Handspun Yarn on Bobbin

Rainbow Handspun Yarn on Bobbin

 

From Top Wool to Handpsun Yarn by The Twisted Purl

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How to make Pompom Streamers

I have been on a Pompom kick lately.  But between me and you, pompoms on hats and things is just not my thing.  So, what’s a girl to do?  I have close to 100 pompoms.  I’m helping with an upcoming Yarn Bombing project and some of them will be used there, but until then…I had to share some of them with you.  For the love of Pompoms and all:

These Pompom streamers are easy to make!  Just make a pompom and use about a foot long string to tie off the middle of the pompom.  Tie each pompom together using a bow.  Tada!!!  You have your very own pompom streamers.  Easy peasy!

Here are a few of my other favorite pompoms from the last few days:

Sheep Pompom
More Pompoms

 

Want to start your very own Pompom obsession?  Vogue Knitting has a great tutorial on How to Make Pompoms, CLICK HERE.  It even includes a printable PDF pompom maker template.

Want to make hundreds upon hundreds upon hundreds on Pompoms at a time?  Check out this video on Craft: CLICK HERE  With this method you really need to spend a bit more time shaping each pompom.

Until next time!  Happy Crafting!  🙂

 

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Twisted Tape 1 & 2

Twisted Tape 1

 

TWISTED TAPE 1 

Handspun Yarn plied with VHS Tape

20 yards apx

Fiber: Merino Wool, Silk, Glitter, Fluff & Stuff, VHS Tape

Wraps Per Inch: 4

Yarn Weight: #6 Super Bulky

Gauge Per Inch: 1.5-3

Recommended Needles: 11+  Hook: M+

(only 1 available)
 
Twisted Tape 2

TWISTED TAPE 2 

Handspun Yarn plied with VHS Tape

22 yards apx

Fiber: Merino Wool, Silk, Glitter, Fluff & Stuff, VHS Tape

Wraps Per Inch: 4

Yarn Weight: #6 Super Bulky

Gauge Per Inch: 1.5-3

Recommended Needles: 11+  Hook: M+

(only 1 available)
 

These fun and funky skeins of yarn were originally made from painted roving.  We carded in a variety of fibers and funk.  Once that was spun, we plied it with an old VHS tape.   Recycling at it’s finest!  ♥