Category Archives: caked yarn

Re-Skeining Yarn After Dyeing

After dyeing up a storm this weekend, I needed to re-skein my yarn. It was a bit messy after it’s bath and bubble and dry. I usually tie off my skeins with 3-4 ties before any kind of bath, but … Continue reading

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Have Box Will Cake

Here’s something you have all likely figured out already: when winding a ball of yarn–instead of a skein–you may sometimes need a box 🙂 We cut this quick video as a fun reminder: Happy weekending! (Maybe I’ll see you at … Continue reading

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Cheers to Knitting the Pretties

Sometimes I stare into my stash or I squish some lovely yarn and I think to myself, “how could I knit this??!”  Yesterday, I pulled out some 80/20 Merino/Nylon fingering yarn from Log House Cottage and had that moment: it’s just … Continue reading

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Blogversary! And the BEST cake ever.

Oh my goodness. This blog is celebrating its first birthday/anniversary! And to celebrate, I made some cakes–the best cakes I ever had . .  . . . . with my new ball winder and swift! Both were Christmas presents from … Continue reading

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