Helluva Helix

Helluva Helix


A first experiment in spiral plying.


Have you ever had one of those problems, that no matter how hard you try to solve, just keeps coming round again?

“Here I am again,” you think, as your previously-vanquished foe returns yet again.

“It’s a vicious circle,” you think. You think of going round and round and round, never escaping.

But what if that circle were actually a helix? And you’re not returning to the same spot, but climbing up, learning something new each time, gradually working your way to the surface.

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Title: Helluva Helix

Composition: Merino plied with polyamide thread.

Weight: 100g / 10 WPI / worsted or aran weight

Length: 233m / 255yd approx.

Care: Hand wash only. Dry flat.


Date: July 2015

Skein code: 0054

Fibre: 100% merino

Source: Habetrot Fibres

Status: For Sale

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