I am very close to finishing my Noro Hanami top YS589.
This, of course, means I have to start planning my next project. (And resisting casting on for it.)
I’m sure you are nodding in agreement when I say that my to-make list is as long as I am tall.
Therefore, I thought it would be fun to let you help select my next project.
The deck is stacked in my favor, since I’m going to present you with yarn I want to use to make projects in my queue, but at least I won’t have to do the thinking!
We’re going to do it in two rounds. This week we’ll select the yarn. Next week we’ll select the pattern based on the favorite yarn.
Round 1: Yarn
The two yarns I’m considering are sort of on opposite ends of the spectrum.
Juniper Moon Farm Tenzing is a delicious 85% Extra Fine Merino Wool, 15% Yak blend.
It is soft, springy, and lively, but also has good stitch definition for cables and textured stitches.
Tenzing is available in 14 colors. Each 50 gram ball has 153 yards. I actually have two colors on hand: #9-Alfalfa seen here, and #10-Fall Harvest. But you don’t have to worry about that unless Tenzing wins.
You can see Tenzing project ideas on our main website.
The other contender is Elsebeth Lavold Designer’s Choice Hempathy.
It is soft from the cotton, but has drape and crispness from the hemp content.
Hempathy is readily available in 39 colors! I have color #61-Kingfisher Blue. This is one of my favorite shades of blue.
You can see Hempathy project ideas on our main website.
You’ve met the yarns, now cast your vote!
Which one should I use for my next project?
Vote between now and Thursday, April 10. (On Friday, April 11 we’ll start Round 2 voting for the pattern.)
I’m looking forward to seeing what you decide.