Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Regia Hand-dye Effect Yarn Review
I picked up a few skeins of Regia Hand-Dye Effect yarn in Germany last year, and this week I finally sat down and cranked out a few pairs of socks.
All I can say is I wish my suitcase were larger, my wallet bigger, and my foresight better.
The yarn is lightly spun and plied with a thin, black thread I thought the CSM would not like. Was I ever wrong.
This stuff went through the CSM like a hot knife through butter. And the colours?
Eucalan, dried them near the wood stove, and once dry, they soften up immensely. The socks are very fluid and mold nicely to the foot.
Speaking of living dangerously, little Popina does:
In the interim, I leave you with another view of Sockhenge: