“Animals strike curious poses…
Anna Molly Cowl USD $30.00
About The Project Name
Anna Molly by Incubus
About Anna Molly
The first of a set of fraternal twins made from the same set of oddballs.
One yarn was labeled, but I lost it. 😦 Because I the yarns were different weights, I had to double-strand some, which accounts for some cinching of the width, but while wearing doubled-up, it becomes unnoticeable.
I think I will try to sell first, as I have a business plan now and could certainly use some additional income. 🙂
Dimensions: 28 (L) x 4 inches
Price: USD $30.00 (25% of this purchase will be donated to an environmental charity, a la Neighbors By Design.
About The Yarn
Italian Ice-Knit One Crochet Too
Fiber Content: 61% Cotton, 26% Linen, 13% Viscose
Yarn Color: Light Blue*
Yarn Weight: 4, Aran
Only one of the oddballs had a label and it was a only a unicorn tail at that; all other yarns were, indeed, oddballs without labels.
* Yarn color not indicated on the label.
Like A Prayer Shawl: Work In Progress
About Like A Prayer Shawl
Like A Prayer by Madonna
I think I like “Like A Prayer Shawl” versus ” Like A Prayer Prayer Shawl.” What do you think? This ain’t a religious thingy. 😀
So, this is another ODDBALLS project, whose destination – charity donation or Neighbors By Design item – remains unknown at this time. And whose current destination is the WIP (Work In Progress) shelf because I have not found the right yarn to finish this shawl.
About The Yarn
The yarns pictured were acquired from an ESSS raffle. I was surprised to receive natural fibers.
Care: Wash by hand in cool water. Do not press or iron. Do not bleach.
Additionally, I would include lay flat to dry or even hanging.
Fiber Content: 53% Cotton, 47% Linen
Technically speaking, this was kinda stiff, and slippery on my metal needles. I had to adjust my tension to work with it – unfortunately for me, tighter. 😦
Care: Treat as FibraNatura Naturalin
Color: Well, that would be . . . wait for it . . . Green 😀
Fiber Content: Natural Fiber, per burn test
Again, technically speaking, the greens were a bit rough, at first. I thought it was like a twine, but the strands broke very easily. My first thought is WOOL! Baa! 😀 🙂 Because it was lighter in weight – I’d guess Sport to DK – than the FibraNatura Naturalin, I double-stranded the greens. As I have been handling the yarn I noticed them softening with wear.
I started this project back on March 28, 2017 and just finished today, May 6, 2017. I knew I wanted to make a rectangular shawl and decided to keep it simple using single crochets in combination with treble crochets in a pattern. I also knew I would want to add fringe at either end.
The yarn is was from a cone whose origins are forgotten. Per a burn test the yarn turned out to be a natural fiber. At the time, and based on the texture of the yarn, I was leaning towards cotton/linen in maybe a thread or fingering weight. Now that I have washed it – which I do not recommend for future care – I noticed that my fringe began to felt together despite placing the item in a laundry bag. This plus the texture of the washed yarn, leads me to believe it might be wool now. The yarn bloomed into about a sport/dk weight and is so soft.
The project name – Holiday In Cambodia by The Dead Kennedys – is representative of the colors in the yarn. The measurements of the shawl are 59 (L) x 23 (W); 70 (L), including the fringe. I would like to sell this piece for USD $75.00.