Holey moley
Thursday September 21st 2006, 4:46 pm
Filed under: To dye for

Angora scarf #2 was in the dyepot turning a gorgeous shade of red, and I was winding up the next yellow ball, checking for moth damage, wondering what color scarf #3 should become. Uh, oh–this one had a lot of moth holes. It was the worst one I’d seen yet.

And then it hit me. Thumper’s Admonition: if you can’t dye anything nice, don’t dye anything at all.

On to the next one!

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That’s it. Let go…

(very nice colour, though)

Comment by Lene Andersen 09.21.06 @ 8:00 pm

It looks like the moths made Angel Hair pasta out of that one. Or rather, Filini!

Comment by Lynn 09.22.06 @ 7:28 am

Egg noodles!

Comment by AlisonH 09.22.06 @ 11:53 am

Love your new blog! Keep it up.

Comment by Cris 09.22.06 @ 1:18 pm

Such pretty colors! But yes, that looks more like spaghetti than yarn…

Comment by Kristine 09.22.06 @ 2:24 pm

Alison! So glad to see you blogging. That angora looks heavenly – you can always dye the scarves after they’re knit, too, if the spaghetti gets to be annoying.

Comment by terri 09.23.06 @ 9:01 am

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