Author Archives: knittingthestash

Yarn & Pattern Launch: Heirloom and the Rose Cottage Cap!

Hello yarn folk! Todays the big day: a combo yarn and pattern launch!! All the specifics are at the end of this blog post . . . First up, Cathe Capel’s “Heirloom” yarn is now available (as of Nov 10th … Continue reading

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Yarn Launch for Seven Sisters Farm!

Hello my fiber folk! Last year, I launched my first yarn, Shorn and you all were so supportive and welcoming of those skeins of Cormo and Corriedale! Thank you! As many of you know, Shorn II (2019 clip) is in … Continue reading

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Episode 66: Test Knits, Special Guests, and Mohair Magic

Hello fiber folk! I am happy to be back this week with an episode chock-full of all the best stuffs: a chat with Spencer that had us laughing–we hope you’ll laugh along, too; a call for test knitters! I have … Continue reading

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Review: Hikaru Noguchi’s Darning

Repair, Make, Mend–it’s a philosophy, and a good one, if you’re a knitter or a crafter of any kind. It’s also the subtitle of Hikaru Noguchi’s Darning book, now available in an English language edition.¬†Published by Hawthorne Press, the book … Continue reading

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Indie Wool Feature: Independence Wool

Well, fiber folk . . . I’ve been at it again! I’ve found a lovely indie dyer for you: Dawn Brown of Independence Wool–a Texas-based mill! I discovered Dawn when I noticed an Isabell Kraemer IG post that featured a … Continue reading

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Episode 65: Sleeve Island

Well hello there! I missed you all last week . . . we went to Del Rio, TX to visit our grandbaby and had to skip out of town for the weekend, so no podcasting for me! This week, I’m … Continue reading

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New School of SweetGeorgia Classes!

Hello Fiber Folk! As many of you know, I’m a self-taught knitter and spinner. I’ve had plenty of wonderful teachers . . . but, like most of you, perhaps, many of those teachers have been virtual or unconventional. Luckily, we … Continue reading

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