Friday, February 25, 2011

Watermelon Tourmaline Art Yarn With Felted Beads


I was inspired by this months Phat Fiber theme of Gems and Minerals when I spun this yarn, watermelon tourmaline is a
gorgeous semiprecious stone and I absolutely love the vibrant color combination. I've pre-strung the yarn with 25 of my hand made felted beads for even more gem-appeal. This yarn is worsted-aran weight, making it easy to incorporate into any project where you want to add the flavor of a hand spun art yarn without completely overwhelming your other yarn. With 112 yard, there is enough yarn to create a wonderful stand alone project like a shawlet or a scarf. The felt beads, which can be repositioned as needed, would make this a lovely choice for fiber crafted jewelry too.


Have a wonderful weekend! Blessings Friends! Melissa

7 comments:

  1. Stunning! I love the beads. They are gorgeous on your skein. Have a great FAF!

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  2. That is so coooool. How did you get those beads to go through the orfice?

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  3. You completely captured the essence of watermelon tourmaline!!

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  4. Thanks fiber friends!

    Jan, the orifice on my Lendrum Bulky flier is super for add-in spinning! I am usually pushing the limits, hehe, but these went through with no trouble!

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  5. Gorgeous! I love that the beads are re-positionable.

    Happy Fiber Arts Friday!

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