Nectarine

Nectarine in Superwash Merino/Seacell from JulieSpins

Ply | Three
Yardage | 394.7 m
WPI | NA
Fibre | 70/30 Superwash Merino-Seacell from juliespins.etsy.com
Tool | Serenity Wheel [10:1]

Earlier today, I said that I would put this up for sale and all after plying since the colours are amazing and all, but after setting the twist and all, I notice that it bleeds a little. And while it’s okay with me personally, I am hesitant about selling a yarn that may add a slight orange tinge to water when rinsing.

Now, before anyone jumps to the wrong conclusion, bleeding is normal when the colours are intense and with certain blends – I ought to know. The merino-tencel I dyed up a while back bled like crazy and it took me a while to get a clear change of water without compromising on the colour brightness. So after buzzing Julie about it to check what her recommendation was to avoid future bleeds (read: wash/block in cold water only), I decided there and then that this was the perfect excuse for me to hang on to this.

At least now I can say that I have some handspun of my own to use!!! 8)

Nectarine in Superwash Merino/Seacell from JulieSpins Nectarine in Superwash Merino/Seacell from JulieSpins

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2 Comments

  1. Wow, what a lovely pristine and comforting blog (soothing colours and fonts). I love it!

    You cook too…can learn a tip or two from you.

    About LDR. Being in KL, I see many of my friends whose relationships are taken for granted being tied down with work in KL, always so bz, lack of time for each other although they stay close to each other. Those in LDR appreciate the relationship better. It’s all voiced down to the couple themselves.

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