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Shetland lace Smokering in pure wool-Giveaway December 2013

Destined to be a Lace smokering Long dark days are ahead. winter is upon us. rejoice in all that is knitting.  The yarn has a beautiful soft handle to it so much so that it is of fine enough quality in texture & Luster to be either a smokering or beautiful flowing lace scarf.
                     I'm never without a scarf or smokering. A scarf really adds the finishing touches to your outfit all you have to do is colour coordinate & if you get it just right adds a little bit of pizazz to you & your clothes !
                     Now I'm not a white person. White on me makes me look Pasty ill, I'm more a Black person. I love rich dark colours, Moorit reds, browns & deep blues & solid Raven black etc. so if this smokering was going to be for me I would have to dye the yarn or dye the finished smokering to sooth my need for colour. are the choices:

The dye really loves to soak into sheep wool. White sheep wool gives a true Brilliant visi…

November winner of the Shetland throw blanket

And the winner is Lori Ann....congratulations please contact me at cottagecraftangora(at)
Next blog entry will be posted 3rd December. This month its all about smokerings......lovely soft lace smokerings knit from 100% pure Shetland yarn in natural shades & hand dyed colours too !