|Carding waste rolag|
I was aiming for a tweedy grey, using the grey Ryeland fleece that I have in copious quantity. The results were more variegated than tweedy, but still, I would happily knit it up. The colour comes from a blue woad dyed fleece and a rusty orange, dyed [I think] with onion skin on copper mordant. Labelling up your dye samples comes in handy; in this case the label had dropped off.
I decided to knit the yarn into a beret, with single line stripes of the rusty orange. I made the pattern up myself, rather than rifle through all the patterns I have to find one that would fit the wool gauge - although this is approximately dk or worsted thickness.
I was aiming for something a little larger and floppier, so perhaps I was knitting a little tight, but here it is. It might end up with a pom pom on the top....