I love colourful winter accessories, I somehow need them to cheer me up in cold and grey weather. This winter scarf I crocheted with wool I spun on my spinning wheel. I started spinning when we moved to the UK 8 years ago. Someone sold me her spinning wheel and I’ve used it every winter since.
Mixing up colours and different fibres like wool, bamboo and silk is a lot of fun. And I find hand spun wool so much more beautiful than factory spun wool. The garments created with this wool never look like something you might have bought in a shop. It creates an uneven texture that is unique to hand spun wool.
These wool tops I bought at Wingham Wool Works, they have a lot of very beautiful wool tops and a big choice of colours.
Here are some yarn balls that I used to make the scarf, it’s sheep’s wool mixed with bamboo (makes wool shiny) and angelica for sparkle. Find my tutorial on how I made the scarf on instructable.com.