COLORBOMB 'Nicked Shaving' handspun closeup

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    COLORBOMB Creations
    Handspun Art Yarns & Fibery Goodness

    COLOR CAN'T HURT YOU!

    Yarn Style: (S)craptastic™ handspun
    Colorway: 'Nicked Shaving'
    46yds./42m., .4.7oz./139g., 3-5WPI - Super-bulky weight

    Spun in 2009, this skein is spun into a singles using wool from Shetland sheep, then using repurposed yarn and thread scraps it is plied in beehives, coils, & granny stacks with cotton weaving yarn. Silk, wool, eyelash, boucle, mohair - name the fiber & there's some scraps of it in there! Loaded with texture and interest, this one is the color of a gray flannel suit and blood, bringing to mind a Mad Man at his morning ablutions.

    A COLORBOMB Greenish™ product, using 100% recycled/upcycled/repurposed materials. Fibers are either mill ends that would be otherwise discarded, or ethically raised & harvested by small farmers. Embellishments are reclaimed yarn & fabric scraps, as well as thrifted & donated trims. Sustainable creative reuse, made between the tree & the sea in the heart of the Humboldt Nation.

    pes.de.pato, wooldancer, Pretty Twists, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. terrabellaspun ages ago | reply

      Wow~ this is totally scrumptious!!!!!!!

    2. Velma's World ages ago | reply

      thank you BUNCHES! :)

    3. wooldancer ages ago | reply

      wowzA velmA.. megagorgeuissimo spin!

    4. Velma's World ages ago | reply

      why, thank you very much!

      aw shucks, thanx! i'm surprised this one hasn't sold yet. i like it very much myself.

    5. Anne-Miek Bibbe 75 months ago | reply

      D~E~L~I~G~H~T~F~U~L

      I love your yarn, it really tells a story...♥!

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