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Ziggy Played with Yarn

The last month or so has passed by in a little bit of a blur. The end of May was quite a busy & emotional time, between the first Woollinn Dublin festival, and a very important referendum, and I still feel as though I haven't quite gotten back to normal. 
Woollinn also saw the launch my latest pattern, Ziggy Played with Yarn. This cowl features a stranded colourwork zigzag pattern, and is knit in a tube and then grafted together in a loop. The colourwork pattern is a little reminiscent of 50s & 60s Op Art, with a gradual shift in the dominant colour. The pattern name is a word play based on lyrics from David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' because, sure why not?
 The sample is knit in Darnie, a new lambswool yarn from Studio Donegal. The yarn is 2 ply in structure, and fingering / 4ply weight, with a very subtle variation on Studio Donegal's signature neps. The yarn is a lovely woolly wool, but still soft enough for next to this sensitive neck. I'm very excit…

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