I finally have spun up the Reef Gradient from Fiber Optic.
This was the first of Kimber’s gradients that I purchased (I was already a fan, and had been in her club for 1 year). This sat on the shelf, as I felt while the colors were beautiful, that it was too bright and just not ME. Well, times have changed, and this long long winter has me looking for bright and sunny and anything that feels like warmth everywhere.
I have also come to appreciated the bright colored shawls and how striking they actually are.
My spinning was not as even as normal, so I had to pull it out a few times to bring the colors back into closer alignment. I do like some overlap to transition, but a couple of times it was too much. After plying it was washed and set on the bathroom radiator to dry. 990 yards of 2ply.
And then the photographs. The colors were so beautiful and intense that I took tons of photos. Enjoy the splash of brightness!
Now, I really want to knit this into a shawl quickly. I have a couple of ideas…