Category Archives: acquisitions

Searching for the Perfect Pink . . .

I have fallen in love with Isabell Kramer‘s new pattern, Aileas. Love at first sight, mind you–and that is saying something because, really, I have favorited most of her sweaters in Ravelry. Before the pattern even dropped (as it did … Continue reading

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“Swimming in Yarn”

My dear friend and excellent illustrator, Amy Cartwright, has just listed a new design in her shop this week (squee!!) and it’s yarn related! She calls this one “Swimming in Yarn”–appropriate, eh? You can check out all of the options … Continue reading

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3-Ply 2-Ways

Mr Amazon and I are working on another “Melissa Spins” video for you. This time, the topic is 3-ply. I’ve made a few 3-ply yarns in the last couple of years; mostly from fleece or from lap waste–which meant that … Continue reading

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Reader, I Did Not Buy 11 Pounds of Fiber

Oh, I thought about it. I dreamed about it (no, really!) Someday, I may still click the buy now button . . . But that 11 lbs of fiber sitting in an online shopping cart somewhere in the interwebs will … Continue reading

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