Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness (fiberaddict) wrote,
Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness

Yarn Review: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock

I said I wanted to do some yarn reviews; I've been slowly putting them into Excel, and decided I should probably start posting them here. This is MY opinion, and only reflects what *I* feel about the yarn. Your mileage may vary - you just might LOVE a yarn that I can't stand. It's what makes knitting so much fun :grin:

Yarn Name: Lorna's Laces Shepard Sock

Colorway: Multiple

How Knit: Hand AND CSM

When Knit: 2003 and 2009

Specs: Hand: 64 stitches on size 2

CSM: 72 stitches, moderate tension

Care : Machine wash; can be thrown in the dryer, but I try to hang them to dry - they seem to last longer when air-dryed.

Longevity: CSM: 1st pair knit in 2003. Still going strong - no holes, no wear showing.

Hand: 1st pair knit in early 2009. Still in good shape.

Notes This yarn knits up well, both on the CSM and by hand. It feels a little flimsy on size 2s, but I really don't want to go any smaller. It's held up well, so far. The colorways are inspired, and (usually) knit up in cool patterns. A little pricey for some budgets, but WELL worth it, IMNSHO.
Tags: yarn review

  • Been a while..

    let's see: 1. Friend of family passed; SIL and her cousin came down and spent a week with us. Busy, crowded, but fun. They left the day before 2.…

  • Weekly...ish update :lol:

    So. We have another bobcat. :sigh: I think we are dealing with a family - the first one vanished for 5 weeks, we lost a hen, then a week later we…

  • Quick Update thingy....

    Himself is doing OK-ish. Pretty stable - we've had 4 evaluations in the past 2 weeks. We have discovered that he, too, is on the Spectrum. :sigh:…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.