What do you get if you cross these:
This!!!! (and my new obsession ;-)
I made the iris scarf with white merino roving (wool) and layered on purple and green roving for the irises and leaves. I added some gold silk hankie and some silk tops in gold and purples and greens, to add some shine. the green swirly stuff is some Icelandic yarn.
close up of an iris. i love the way the silk hanky (from one silkworm cocoon) and silk top wrinkles up when I felt it.
Then I made this:
Then I made a snowdrop one using Prussian blue, with some white Merino for the snowdrops and decorated with grey merino and some silk top highlighting
I made this one for mum's 70th birthday (it was the second one ever that I made). I added some beads to create a feather look
Oh dear...I'm so addicted! In my next post I'll show you how I did it. Then I move onto silk :-)
Have a fabulous weekend!