Naughty girl…

Hello, Happy New Year!

OK, so it’s confession time – I’ve been up to no good.

The sun came out this morning and I was filled up with the need for colour. And so I tried to be good, I really did. I pulled out my yarn stocks and had a good rummage around. I have loads of course, but you know how it is, in my mind, I wanted rich jewel purples and reds and deep fathomless blues

And there just weren’t any that were quite right.

You know where this is heading don’t you…

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Well, it had to be done.

The yarn with the curly texture, is recycled sari silk. I probably wouldn’t have had the confidence to give it a go until I started couching, but now I’m feeling happy that I can use it even if it turns out to be a pain in the proverbial.

The mixtures are from Oliver Twists – I don’t so much want to stitch with these, as to drape them all over me and hiss ‘my precious’.

Thank you to Rainbow Silks in Great Missenden for this little hoard. (And I don’t feel too guilty, it didn’t break the bank).

I can feel something stained glass-ish coming on again. Better go and start playing.

Happy stitching!





4 thoughts on “Naughty girl…

    1. I know, they’re luscious aren’t they – I get such a thrill finding new yarns, I know the internet makes a lot of things easier, but there’s no substitute in my mind for being able to see and feel a thread – I just ‘know’ when it feels right.

  1. ooooohhhhh!!! they are very, very nice – and I totally get the “draping ritual” I often want to to the same with fabric … and oh my goodness, what a dangerous website!!! Have fun 😉

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