Stash Enhancing

I was sucked into going to Three Wishes today for their year-end sale. How could I resist 25% off 900+ yards of yarn? Obviously, I couldn’t.

So I bought some Tahki Donegal Tweed (Central Park Hoodie?)

Donegal Tweed
And some Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool.. which I was thinking I’d use for this lace cardigan. But it’s the same color as the flecks in the Donegal Tweed — maybe it would be better as some sort of pullover that I could wear the cardi over. Oh, the agony of the stash!
Silky Wool

Say, has anyone used Elsebeth Lavold “Silky Tweed”? And if so, what did you think of it?

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9 Responses to Stash Enhancing

  1. Lauren says:

    She sucked me in too, dang Kristine anyway 😉 Pretty yarn!

  2. Chris says:

    I haven’t used it, alas. But you’ve reminded me that I have Silky Wool in my stash. Hmm.

  3. margene says:

    Good move! Both will be lovely. Silky Wool is very nice and the tweed isn’t that much different.

  4. Anne says:

    Yup – I succumbed as well. Silky Wool all the way!

  5. DeAnn says:

    Lovely choices for the stash. Silky Wool, what can I say…I love it! I have made socks (double stranded, or knit with a spool of wooley nylon serger thread), scarves, a sweater, tees, wraps, gauntlets (works well with beads), mittens (thrummed), and gloves. I’ve mixed it with my home spun, and with mohair. Have fun with it…

  6. Carrie K says:

    I love Silky Wool and Silky Tweed. I keep buying the stuff. I bought two skeins of the Silky Wool today, for no reason at all.

  7. Carrie K says:

    Oh, and great socks!

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