I spent Saturday morning at the Crafty Bastards craft fair because a friend had told me there would be a spinner with vegan yarn there. After fortifying myself with a mango Italian ice I found the Folktale Fibers booth. She had some really pretty yarn and sure enough, some of it was vegan. I got 2 skeins:
The one on the right is a blend of organic cotton, bamboo, and "sparkle"--something synthetic. The green one on the left is bamboo, hemp, and sparkle. They are both nice and soft. It was really helpful to be able to handle the yarn to be sure it would suit my skin. These aren't very good photos; the colors are much nicer than they look here.
Yes, this Om Shawl is actually an Om Blanket - I first heard of the Om Shawl pattern around Rhinebeck time, when this beautiful one knit by Yarnmonster Jesse was spotted by several friends at the fairgr...
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