Saturday, July 9, 2011

I think I've fallen in love..

...with these little babies..

I mean, sure, I love my two little babies...but the minute they fall asleep, I quickly took these little babies out to play with..

Isn't it gorgeous?

A lot of beautiful yarns are sold in the skein instead of a ball. When you buy a skein of yarn like this one, you cannot knit it from the skein. If you try, it will end up a muddled mess and then you either just chuck it in the bin or take about a million hours to untangle it. Go on, ask me how I know.

To knit this skein, you have to first wind it into a ball. Normally I stretch the skein over 2 backs of chairs and wind it. But, when you have a laceweight yarn like the above, one 100g skein contains over a kilometer length of yarn. It will take you over a couple hours of standing and winding. It's not fun. Oh yeah, ask me how I know.
That's why these little toys are making me sooo happy. They turn the skein into..

these scrumptious yarn cakes! oh yum..


Mrs-F said...

wah, ape benda kerangka2 tuh aida.. looks complicated hehehe

Tuty said...

I terus teringat transformers ok!! What's its name? Terus rasa jakun. you shud open a knitting store nnt. Provide classes to people. Err have you tried tatting? Nmpk interesting

aidafiqs adamia said...

its called an umbrella swift. when not in use it folds up like an umbrella..

muhammad muzri said...
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Unknown said...

Okey..dah jadi mcm gedung yarn dah umah ko ni dot..kene bukak satu bile blk sini nanti ok! ;)

Anonymous said...

chun, comelnye word 'gedung'.. hehe

NunsNajib said...

Uniquenyaaa! The colours are so pretty! :DDD


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