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Decisions, decisions.

Decisions, decisions.

Last year, I was very honoured that Debbie from Skein Queen offered to dye yarn to accompany her recommendation of The Sewing Machine in her yarn club. 
Debbie's yarn clubs are legendary. Sign-ups vanish quickly from the website and I think there is often a waiting list. Each parcel is book-themed and accompanied by the literary equivalent of Tasting Notes for the book.

Debbie sent out two skeins of yarn to go with her Tasting Notes. 

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Clydebank, to me, has an industrial feel. It's a mixture of metal and oil and sooty speckles.

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Glasgow Sandstone is a semisolid glazed yarn, with all the warmth of a tenement on a sunny day. 

Interestingly, in combination, they resemble a yarn I dyed a long time ago called Tenement (I will dig through my files and see if I can find a photo).

These yarns have been sitting safely in my stash, waiting for the right moment, and I've decided it's time they became socks. The base yarn is a blend of 75% Bluefaced Leicester and 25% nylon. The BFL sheep produces a curly, long-stapled, lustrous, wool which is great for socks and smooth to knit with. It was my favourite fibre to dye when I was running The Yarn Yard because it took colour so well.

My question though, is which one shall I knit with first? I think I have a favourite, but since I intend to knit both, I'm going to let you decide. 
Let me know in the comments and I will cast on this week.
 

Small Scale Sourdough

Small Scale Sourdough

Jelly Babies

Jelly Babies