In the new issue of Knitty, I saw a sweater made from handspun yarn in 4 ounce increments. I too fell into the buying 4 ounces of fiber when the colors caught my eye not thinking about what I would make with the fiber.
When I saw this sweater pattern - Less is More, I decided that I would cull my stash and see what I could do.
I dug out these two braids of fiber with the same vibrant green color - one with purple and the other with pink.
I spun up the singles and ended up with 4 bobbins of each of the colors.
I then went through the closet and tried to find another 8 ounces of a coordinating fiber to ply with these vibrant colors and knit the sweater.
I found in the deep stash, this merino/silk blend in the color pewter. I spun up a sample and decided that it would be a muting color palate with the bright colors.
Now I need to spin up the pewter.