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End of Year Pr0n

Ah, the final Yarn Pr0n Friday of 2006.

It’s interesting what I have learned about photographing yarn this year. For instance, this
was what I took at the beginning of the year and thought of as good yarnography.

Now, of course, I know that it’s not about quantity of yarn in the shots, it’s about the quality – being able to see the texture of the yarn, the depth of color, the halo of the fiber… THAT’s Yarn Pr0n!

So, without further ado, my final yarn pr0n of the year. Top to bottom, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight in “Mustang Sally” (the final color of the Rockin’ Sock Club for 2006), 2 shots of STR Mediumweight in “Rare Gems” (the bonus skein for the year-long club members), and Blue Sky Alpacas Cotton in “Azul” and “Shrimp”, both gifted to me by Ali.

Oh, and at some point over the holidays, a package arrived with 5 hats for the Hats for Alex drive, along with 2 candycanes and a hank of very pretty laceweight yarn. There’s only one problem – I have no idea who sent it. So, if you are reading this, care to take credit?

11 comments to End of Year Pr0n

  • Dave

    Wonderful shots. Your Rare Gems is gorgeous.

  • Zonda

    Oh, have we all learned a thing or 2 haven’t we! 🙂 Those are gorgeous and I love that everyone’s rare gems is different!

    Wasn’t me..although I do need to get a few more done! 🙂 Soon, very soon! 🙂

  • Lauren

    Ohh those are gorgeous!

  • Bezzie

    Real yarn porn can make even acrylic look good!

    I like your “then” and “now” comparison!

  • sgeddes

    Love the Rare Gems. It is amazing how different each skein is!

  • Suzanne

    Oohhhh…pretty pretty. I love your shots. That’s what I want to accomplish vs. what is on my blog now (looks something like your first picture!).

  • Anna

    Aaah, I LOVE the Socks that Rock! I just bought some in the “X-mas Rock” colorway to knit for next year’s Christmas. Did I mention I plan to join the 2007 club? YIKES! 🙂 Great photos. 😀

  • Batty

    Oooh, baby! I think Mustang Sally will have to slow her Mustang down… in my stash!

  • turtlegirl76

    I know! I want that Mustang Sally so bad I can taste it! It tastes of blood but that might be because I bit my lip in the process. Whoops.

  • Rain

    Talk about pr0n star, you shots are wonderful.

  • Jessica

    ooh, now understand the fascination with socks that rock (besides the name). The colors are gorgeous. Goal this year, knit socks! Or at least hope someone knits me some! LOL

    I am glad your yarn pron has come as far as it has! 😉