The yarn that I used for August’s Tramways Hat & Mittens was from Tanis Fiber Arts. The Brick colour of Blue Label Sock Yarn was more than I could have hoped for. The variation in the yarn made it fun to knit with and I thought it looked stunning when finished up. I used the slightly heavier Yellow Label DK Yarn for the Roositud work to help it stand out:
I’ve been following Tanis online for at least 5 years now, ever since one of my local yarn stores started stocking her yarn. I still have some lovely silk in the stash that I haven’t found the right project for. Her colours are amazing and I love reading her blog, especially for the Monday Mood Board eye candy. Here’s this week’s beauty, Nova Scotia sunset:
You can also see these inspirational pictures and more (like super-cute kiddies) on the tanisfiberarts Instagram account.
If you like surprises (colour-wise), then perhaps you should know about the Tanis Fiber Arts annual Year in Colour Club. You get 6 different 1-skein shipments, each with a different yarn base and a pattern to go with them. It sounds wonderful!