eta: All the yarns unclaimed from the photos below have been posted the Blog Reader Specials page; click through to see which ones remain available when you visit.
What a week. I still don’t have the new digital counter for the skein winder, but I was able to manually count off 24 hanks of Phydlbitz Sock and get them dyed up last night. I was working from two cones, so it was only 12 sets of windings, but still it was manual labor and counting out loud.
As I was putting the hanks into the pre-dye soak, I noticed a couple of hanks were heavier than the rest, which can only mean I screwed up the counting on a pair of hanks — it felt like they had 20-30 extra yards, perhaps more. If I had the digital counter I would be able to know exactly how much more those two are, but the package tracking says it is still “in transit” and won’t be delivered today for me to install in time for reskeining these new hanks. Even so I will be able to weigh them and figure it out approximately.
The cool part is that I am not going to tell you which two hanks are ‘fat’. I will indicate on the labels so whoever gets them will know they have bonus yardage, but I won’t indicate on the BRS page which ones they are! How fun is that!
So, yesterday I had ‘playtime’ — I wasn’t trying to create any particular colorway or combination, but just picked three or four colors for each Twinset to see what would happen. There were several different kinds of blue that I used, for example, but I have no notes as to which blue was used on which yarn. Thus, they are all unique and can’t be readily reproduced… EXCEPT Knitivity’s Hunter Orange. That colorway can be ordered because the recipe for that is etched into my brain. 🙂
Anyway, here are two dozen Phydlbitz Sock ready for you to claim. #328-329 are the “Knitivity’s Hunter Orange“. They look a little shorter in the photo because those two were washed separately last night and have about 12 hours drying time ahead of the others; by the end of the drying, they will all hang similarly. I did that to ensure there was no possibility of spotting or dye migration on the Knitivity’s Hunter Orange.
These are all Twinsets, so I didn’t mark them as such. For each pair I have rotated one hank so you could see all the colors present on both hanks of a Twinset.
To claim the ones you want, just send me an email with the numbered yarns you want, and be sure I know your destination state or country so I can calculate proper shipping. These will be ready to ship on Monday, when the unclaimed ones go the Blog Reader Specials page.
Each of these is $26.00 apiece.
All the yarns unclaimed from the photos below have been posted the Blog Reader Specials page; click through to see which ones remain available when you visit.