Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Copper Corgi

Obviously I had to stop in some fiber stores while in Savannah. We went by a cute fabric store, fabrika, but nothing really struck my fancy. At The Frayed Knot, however, it was a different story. I have a much harder time resisting yarn than I do fabric - clearly, I'm more of a knitter than a quilter at heart!

I only had a few minutes because the fam was waiting, so I focused on some beautiful yarn that is locally dyed in Savannah by The Copper Corgi. Since reading this post, I've decided that's my new strategy to ensure I'm getting something unique that would be much more difficult to find at home.

The colors aren't coming through well - it looks navy and royal blue above, but really it's black and dark teal (I'd say a mix between to Kona Celestial and Teal).
I've been wanting to make something for Mom, so I let her choose the skein. She picked this fingering weight 100% superwash merino in colorway Clifftop and requested a short cowl. I told her I'd try to have it ready for her by her next big birthday...which is in 10 years.

1 comment:

  1. I recently knit a cowl out of fingerling weight yarn that I really like. The Willow Cowl is a free download on Ravelry. This yarn is really pretty. Too bad you didn't have more time in that store!