Friday, August 21, 2009

Cherry Firestar ~ It looks sweet enough to eat!

Firestar is good sparkly fun. I've gotten to the point where I couldn't imagine this fiber life without it. I'm a sucker for glitz and I have to talk myself out of adding it to everything I do. LOL!

This color is particularly sweet. This Cherry Firestar always makes me think of Nerds candy. Is is just me?

If you are new to Firestar:
It's a sparkling nylon fiber, created like roving with a generous (around 4") staple length. It can be spun on its own for a shimmering skein of yarn that would be stunning for warm weather garments. More commonly, it is used to add sparkle to projects. A little Firestar can go a long way. Simply tease loose the fibers and introduce them sparingly to your roving as you spin. The end result will be a skein of yarn full of lustrous shine. Firestar blends incredibly well with other fibers and will even needle felt!


Redd said...

I'm with you on this one, Firestar simply makes everything better :)

Rose Works Jewelry said...

LOvE the color!