A Stash Check In & 2018 Knitting Projects

below: the entirety of my 'stash' (ie all the yarn I own - not including WIPs) as at 5th Jan 2018. 

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now, my plans 

to trade: 

IXCHEL fibres bunny mink (the lushest!) handspun by Charley McCaffery, bought from her at Niki Whitefield's retreat in the Dandenong Ranges in 2016. 

IXCHEL fibres bunny mink (the lushest!) handspun by Charley McCaffery, bought from her at Niki Whitefield's retreat in the Dandenong Ranges in 2016. 

2 cutie cute balls of Lopi that I have no plans for

2 cutie cute balls of Lopi that I have no plans for

handdyed fairy floss coloured silk bought from the Handweaver's Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania in Hobart, 2016

handdyed fairy floss coloured silk bought from the Handweaver's Spinners and Dyers Guild of Tasmania in Hobart, 2016

to make: 

shawls

2 skeins Asana Bulky bought aaaages ago when Monarch Knitting (Pacific Grove, CA) moved & changes hands 

2 skeins Asana Bulky bought aaaages ago when Monarch Knitting (Pacific Grove, CA) moved & changes hands 

Void Shawl by Melanie Berg

Void Shawl by Melanie Berg

3 skeins Snoqulamie Valley Yarn (BFL & Clun forest wool) from Tolt, bought July 2016 

3 skeins Snoqulamie Valley Yarn (BFL & Clun forest wool) from Tolt, bought July 2016 

(yarn discolouring) 

(yarn discolouring) 

 

 

a note: my skeins were sitting in a basket in my room (very sunny room), and have discoloured, so I'll need to figure out how to fix this before starting (could it wash out?), do I need to try dyeing? (pictured) 

scrumptious millpost merino from the NSW tablelands in my favourite 70s vibe colour palette

scrumptious millpost merino from the NSW tablelands in my favourite 70s vibe colour palette

a shawl pattern i wrote for a class i taught with Lily and Dot in Dec '17

a shawl pattern i wrote for a class i taught with Lily and Dot in Dec '17

beanies

the most beautiful present ever, a handspun skein of Tasmanian Moorit by my angel Lauren Champs 

the most beautiful present ever, a handspun skein of Tasmanian Moorit by my angel Lauren Champs 

Mawson Hat by Jared Flood (DK weight pictured). usually when I have single skeins of DK/worsted weights, I'll make a beanie and I've been liking the mawson

Mawson Hat by Jared Flood (DK weight pictured). usually when I have single skeins of DK/worsted weights, I'll make a beanie and I've been liking the mawson

a skein of beautiful wool from Adrienne that I (synthetic) indigo dyed at Niki Whitefield's retreat in the Dandenongs in 2016

a skein of beautiful wool from Adrienne that I (synthetic) indigo dyed at Niki Whitefield's retreat in the Dandenongs in 2016

garments

giant ass 500g skein of undefine weight wool from victoria 

giant ass 500g skein of undefine weight wool from victoria 

bought at bendigo sheep and wool show jul 2016

bought at bendigo sheep and wool show jul 2016

indigo dyed silk yarn by Shepherdess bought from the retreat in the dandenongs in Oct 2016

indigo dyed silk yarn by Shepherdess bought from the retreat in the dandenongs in Oct 2016

MISC

BFL from my ex's mother - most likely to become 1-2 mawsons 

BFL from my ex's mother - most likely to become 1-2 mawsons 

an incredibly special ball of millpost merino that Caroline and I dyed with cochineal one day while we were on hold for two hours to immigration

an incredibly special ball of millpost merino that Caroline and I dyed with cochineal one day while we were on hold for two hours to immigration

the loveliest gift from a podcast guest, Emma of Fleece and the Wheel, handspun 

the loveliest gift from a podcast guest, Emma of Fleece and the Wheel, handspun 

a gorgeous skein of handdyed merino/silk from podcast guest and absolute sweetie Olive 

a gorgeous skein of handdyed merino/silk from podcast guest and absolute sweetie Olive