So in preparation of my belated participation in the SPAKAL challenge (spin-to-knit), I first experimented with some undyed/natural wool I got that came with my wheel.
It was spun into 2-ply yarn and dyed it with some blue, green and red food colors. I just love dyeing with food coloring! I’m happy with the result, it looks so vintage.
Then I chose the pattern. It’s “And So Are You” by Rose Beck.
I modified it so that the body is St st and the ruffle is only 9 rows long. I was running out of yarn and unlike other commercial yarn, I can’t just go out and buy more yarn! 😛 But because the yarn is a bit thicker than fingering weight, the row gauge was bigger than the pattern and even though I only did 205 sts wide, it still looks like a good size.