17 November 2011

We have a winner!

Congratulations to BydeMyTime, who correctly guessed that the yarn in yesterday's video was indeed Wollmeise sock yarn in Dornroschen! She'll be receiving a mini-skein of the yarn!

For those interested, Dornroschen translates to "Sleeping Beauty":

I love Wollmeise. It's the perfect combination of warmth, twist, and strength. I also really like that the price is so reasonable for being such a popular yarn... around $27 bucks gets you 575 yards.

My Ravelry queue is full of patterns that have been tagged with "wm"; things I hope to knit - some day- in my favorite yarn.

Carina Spencer's Whipporwill:

Rat Ruffles from Arlene's World of Lace:

Trillian by Martina Behm- REALLY shows off those multicolored skeins:

Love it! Leave your favorite Wollmeise patterns in the comments!
- YX

1 comment:

  1. tiny interesting factoid: "Dornröschen" literally means "little rose-thorn," meaning more figuratively "little briar rose" in German. We call her sleeping beauty because we're most familiar with the Disney animation, which is based on Tchaikovsky's ballet, "The Sleeping Beauty," which was based on Charles Perrault's "La Belle au bois dormant" (the beauty sleeping in the woods), rather than the Brothers Grimm version.