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copenhagen roving

my boyfriend is a pilot for lufthansa and when he was in copenhagen last week he checked the knit map, walked to a yarn shop called sommerfuglen and bought me a collection of rovings. they hardly had any but this is what i got. thanks so much, tim 😀 and thanks to knit map – very useful 😉

i have no idea what either of the yarn is. the samples and multi-colour-pack could be merino, but i’m not sure…

about 80g of roving samples in all kinds of colours:

any idea how i could spin it? i thought i could divide each colour in 2-3 parts, spin all the colours in the same order and ply the multicoloured single with an uni single. like that i would have enough yarn for striped socks…. hm, not sure yet.

about 35g yello-orange-red roving. looks like the space rovings i bought before. i could ply it with a red/orange single…

a pack (about 120g) of several colours of roving:

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