Saturday, 21 July 2012

Stash Saturday

I had promised to show you the yarn I had ordered. The yarn is called Laura Knitting cotton and is available in various colours.

So, here it comes:










Aren't the colours just gorgeous?! It does seem like a lot of yarn but as this yarn is not available in Ahmedabad, I thought of ordering a little more than required. The yarn was sent to me by "Pradhan Embroidery Stores" at Mumbai, and I must say that their service is very prompt. When I was in Mumbai I was a regular visitor to this store and I was very glad that they were willing to mail me the yarn at Ahmedabad.

Here is the whole stash ... so yummy, mwah.


Now to find a place to hide it before hubby sees it and feels dizzy.....ha ha.

The yarn is 100% cotton and quite thick. I am thinking of making bags and mandalas. Do you have any suggestions? I would love to hear them and get some new ideas.

Looking forward to your comments. I hope you have a Smashing Sunday.
Take care. Bye bye.
Lovexxx

6 comments:

  1. Lovely colors Sangeetha!
    Good to hear about Pradhan Stores delivery to Ahbad.

    You can make cushion covers, jar covers, pot holders,more bags or can even hook up a wearable crochet item for urself :) Have fun with the planning and execution!

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  2. ohhh..wow finally you have recieved.Good.Now you can make bags,mandalas and even cushion covers.I am also very much happy for pradhan embroidery store's prompt service.
    BDW...Colours are just awesome.

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  3. What a lovely stash you have. I envy u.
    :-) I have recently ordered Laura Knitting cotton. And I have quite a few projects in my mind.
    All small small things only.

    Sail Away Boat Pattern, Attic24 Happy Flower.Japanese Flower Hanging..
    Hope to do more.

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  4. very lovely colors.you can make lovely mats with same colors or two or three colors.It can be placed on tea tables.

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  5. dear sangeetha just now i begun to learn crochet.my daughter brought lots of yarns from holland.please tell me if i want to use a hook of size 4mm what is the hook number in INDIA?

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    1. Hi Daisy, A 4mm hook will have a UK marking as 8, a Japanese marking as 7/0 and a US marking as G/6. Most of the time 4mm will also be marked on the hook. Hope this information was useful.

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