The theme for the Phat Fiber Sampler Box for June is 'Villains'. So, I had some fun with this one. I thought and thought and picked the brains of other people before I committed dye to yarn.
I find the Cybermen character on Doctor Who to be particularly creepy. Nothing, save the Doctor, can keep a human from being upgraded-or turned into a non-feeling almost invincible robot person for you non geeks out there. It just gives me the creepies when there's a Cyberman involved. So what better than to have a color way dedicated to them? Human Point Two is grays on a 70% SW Merino/25% Nylon/5% Stellina base and has 438 yd per 100 g Skein.
Adlerpated has crimson, pink, purple, and dark blue and is on a silky lace yarn that is 80% Merino/20% Silk. It has 875 yd to 100 g. This is my first time working with this base and it feels like a dream. I imagine it will knit up with a fantastic drape and sheen.
So, that is one thing I've been working on. Breaking these into samples for the box, labeling them, and packaging them takes a good amount of work and time. I have run a bit late in getting my samples to them the past couple of months. My goal is to have next months samples out by the last friday of this month. First, I need an Under The Sea inspiration. So, here's to days of google fu-ing.