Occasionally–ok, often– a project comes along from our fellow employees that deserve a little praise. This week a couple of things have passed around the store for fondling.
Theresa in customer service has been knitting a pair of mittens that has elicited a multitude of gasps…and a mad dash to our Ravelry queues.
Main Color: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine Color# 1207
Contrasting Color: Noro Silk Garden Sock , Miscellaneous discontinued color, although any would be lovely
Lining: Rowan Kidsilk Haze Color # 597
A few of us kept this at our desk for prolonged periods while we warmed one hand (the 2nd is yet to be knit). The lining is achingly soft and the colorwork is mesmerizing.
Debby, an associate in the store, has many talents under her belt: knitter, weaver and now needle felter! It may be a new hobby for her, but you’d never know it. Look at this intricate doll she just whipped up. I’m impressed! (You may not be able to tell in the photo but her hair is actually braided). This doll is made from our Harrisville Dyed Fleece and modeled after the Gnome Girl in Wool Pets by Laurie Sharp
Awesome job ladies!