Category Archives: review

Episode 77: Patience Pays Off!

Hi everyone! Patience (or procrastination?) pays off sometimes . . .I’ve been hard at work designing the Afterthought Cardigan and it’s all finished!! So, today’s episode is all about those design choices. Plus, an update on Shorn 3, sheep in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Stories 2

It’s here, it’s here! The latest Making Stories print magazine is out and I found my review copy in the post just last evening. Of course, I raced inside, tore open the package, and sat down with a cup of … 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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The September Collection by Making Stories

Hello yarn friends! As some of you know, Im an ambassador for Making Stories–a super cool, indie outfit out of Berlin, Germany. I’ve been a fan of Hanna Lisa and Verena for a long while now and, as a journal … Continue reading

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Episode 40: A June Cashmere Yarn Story

Hello happy fiber folk! I have a fun-filled episode for you all about cashmere–and June Cashmere in particular. I am fortunate enough to be doing some sample knitting for their fall line and became really interested in the story behind … Continue reading

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KnitCrate July Surprises!

As you all know, the folks at KnitCrate have offered to send me some of their subscription boxes for review. I’ve been posting about them at intervals here and discussing them on the blog–just a few posts ago, I showed … Continue reading

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KnitCrate June 2018

Some yummy new boxes arrived from KnitCrate for review this month–these are the June Artisan and Sock Crate boxes and the yarn colors are popping for summer!! Soft, superwash merinos, both. Good for socks, shawls, and other fun accessory projects … Continue reading

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