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    Melissa Halvorson/Year of the Goat

Local black shetland with hand-felted petals spun into the core yarn.
             
                   
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    Jenny Turco/Bee’s Knees Knitting

Handspun uncarded, hand-picked Polypay wool in rusty red, purple, navy blue and buttercup. Prior to spinning, wool was hand-blended with purple tussah silk, gold flash angelina and purple flash angelina. After spinning, yarn was plied with an ecru silk thread strung with lots of gold metallic ribbon roses.
             
                   
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    Carolyn Dean/TheFlyingEwe
             
                   
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    Grace/Santa Cruz Handspun              
                   
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    JennyNeutronStar              
                   
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    Mallory J/Ply in the Sky
Petal Meadows
             
                   
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    Tye Neich/Merry Munchkin Designs
             
                   
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    Elizabeth O'Donnell/Yarnpunk
"Meadow"
             
                   
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    Natasha Fialkov/luxe.
Handpainted merino plied with cotton
             
                   
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    Julie O'Neil/FlawfulFibers

Hawaiian Orchid Lei
2 ply lace to finger weight wool/mohair in spring colors adorned with nylon bows representing the white orchid flowers. Weaving yarn and silk poppies all over the place.
             
                   
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    Flore Kedemos/Tricotin

Blend of mohair, merino, soja, glitters, golden lurex, pink lurex, viscose. Some of them hand dyed. Drum carded.
             
                   
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    Stacey Budge/UrbanGypZ Handspun

Get Leid
Hand painted merino wool plied with rayon mill end strung with thrift store fabric flowers.
             
                   
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    Sandy Ryan/Homestead Farm

'Rose Trellis'. I spun a single ply of superwash Merino dyed a pretty leafy green, then plyed it with hand strung roses and beads.
             
                   
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    Linda Scharf/StoneLeafMoon

Night of a Thousand Stevies
Yak, silk, merino, clover flowers, star anise, cloves, herbs
             
                   
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    Britta Cruz/Dreamland Art

This yarn is superfine merino with a crochet felted rose and small color flowers all over.
             
                   
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    Angela Brown/FairyAngel's Shop

Spun out of light blue polypay wool then plied it with tan thread that already had red roses and beads on it.

             
                   
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    Aprill Newman/Lulubeans              
                   
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    Cindy A Cole/StudioLoo

Irlandaise
             
                   
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    Autumn Glock/Arcata Bay Llamas

This is white polworth plyed with green silk thread and glass leaf beads, the buds are fluffed silk cocoons.
             
   



             

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