Knitting with handspun... finally!

Indecision has prevented me from knitting with the yarn I've spun to date. Each new skein is finished, admired, and then piled up while I ponder, browse patterns and fail to reach any decision. As these early spindle-spun attempts are all quite small in quantity and inconsistent in weight (wpi) the options have left me feeling a little despondent, until last night when I just really wanted to get knitting. So without even thinking about it I wound a few of the skeins into balls and cast on. Just like that. 
Knitting with handspun
I have the vaguest notion of what it is I'm making, but it's subject to change on the slightest of whims, so I won't tell you just yet. All I will say is that it feels great to finally be making it into something. Each stitch has been a pleasure so far because, frankly, I don't know whether it'll be thick or thin, smooth or fluffy but I love that about it. There should be more to show you next week, because I'm itching (not literally, it's not itchy!)  to get back to it this evening.

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  1. How exciting :D I'm looking forward to seeing what your lovely handspun will become!

    I'm glad to be back taking part in your spinning show and tell, I totally lost my spinning mojo for a bit there.

    Dani x

  2. YAY! It's always fun to knit with handspun. It really helps you learn what you like about your spinning.

  3. I'm thinking your doing a basket weave. Humm, I'll just have to wait and see.

  4. Very cool to knit your own handspun.


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