Monday, June 19, 2006

Blokes like handspun too!

Howdy all...it's soooo cold, isn't it! brrrrrrrrrrr..hehe knitting beanie weather, to be sure! I am doing this quick posting on men's hats as I received the cutest customer feedback via Christine at "Stitch This" in Allen Street, Kyabram. Hehe...and I have to agree....Almost all Sheepychic yarns are really "girlie"...how about a few more for Guys hats....? Sheepychic "Rustic" yarns are perfect for guys hats for some reason. Of course "rustics" look great on everybody...but they really lend themselves to men/boys hats. Sheepychic Rustics have no dyes used...all of the colour is the natural varied colours of the animal fleeces themselves... Come to think of it....animals are put together pretty nicely. I mean...you never really see an animal with a colour scheme that clashes or looks wrong, do you....? These cute little guys are alpacas, of course, and I am lucky enough to have their four fleeces here with me...available to spin. I've used this little photo in a previous posting. (you'll have to look in the archives one day...grab a cuppa) Their colours are breath taking! Here is an example of a Sheepychic Blokes beanie which I knitted up for my Darlin'...it is a mixture of Brown Merino, Chocolate Corridale, a Sheepychic 'varied black' dyed Merino with tiny black beads spun through and a highlight yarn which is the white Merino plied through with all four little alpacas randomly. A similar beanie...but with a little more of the beautiful Merino / Alpaca plied high light yarn. This hat is available for sale at 'Stitch This'..(lucky Kyabram..hehe) Oh...and don't worry guys. I have it on a blokes authority the the Sheepychic labels are waaaayyyyy too girly. I can offer you a new mens label. It's just the same, but has 'Mr. sheep E. Sheik'....(You'll be safe!) hehe All the best, everybody, and thanks for logging into Sheepychic. Remember..I have the comments area made so that anybody can leave a little comment. So...say Hi...it'll make my day! Especially if you're the guy who wants some blokey yarn...we're alllll coming to your place for a bbq!! hehe Regards, Ruth...

7 comments:

Merry Munchkin Designs said...

Who is that spunk in the photo modeling the fabbo hat, and how much for both????

amnvw Am Not Very Well....

Barbara said...

Hi! Cruisin' through your blog (yes, I have you bookmarked eventhough I haven't been commenting!). Love your yarns. Gets me to thinking of my wheel collecting dust because I haven't learned to use it yet... Soon, hopefully, I'll start calling around to see who'd be willing to give me lessons.

For now I'll admire your handspun: beeeautiful!

roseys madhouse said...

love the mens range darl and that model I bet you have to pay him afortune to model for you lol
xoxoxoxo

Ruth.... said...

Hi Barbara...thanks so much for posting a comment. I'm really pleased you enjoy catching up on a little Sheepychic. I sure hope you dust off your wheel soon! Ruth :)

Ruth.... said...

Tye, Rosey...that model is very very expensive..I can tell you!! The funniest thing was watching Sas and his mate holding balls of wool together discussing colour. hehe. "Nah..nah...yeah..yeah..you know nuthin' mate...."
Thanks for posting, guys...catch you soon.xx

Carol said...

Cool love ya litle darlins beanie it looks so cosy, sewed up my beanie today and wore it to webdesign class mmm kept me very cosy indeed. Had a comment from friend about maybe stocking at her Gallery...... famous little sheepychic you xxx

kerry said...

Love those brown colours reminds me of chocolate yummm
Blokes love their beanies too, cant have them feeling left out!

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