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Patterns for Puppies!

Our newly adopted Millie is settling in nicely. We are so happy to have her and Tink join our crew . . . and I got to thinking: how can we help more pups and kitties? Well, with a pattern … Continue reading

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Ask a Designer w/ Kephren Pritchett & Albina McLaughlin –Part 2!

This past summer I asked you all what questions you have for knitwear designers . . . You all came up with some great ideas–so many, in fact, that I had enough left over for a PART 2 in this … Continue reading

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Episode 44: Picking (Good) Patterns

Hello everyone! Welcome to the weekend 🙂 Episode 44 is now up on YouTube and I’m so excited to announce a giveaway from the Woolly Thistle–one of my favorite places to buy knitting related books and magazines, and, of course, … Continue reading

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Episode 43: Cologne, Cashmere & Conservancy

Episode 43 is in three parts: a trip to the yarn shops of Cologne, Germany; sample knits revealed(!) for June Cashmere; and a discussion about conserving knowledge, yarn, sheep, and even foodways! I also introduce our new pup, Millie!!! It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cologne, Germany, conservancy, episode, Garn Store, Knit in public, knitting, knitting podcast, Old Crow Art Yarns, puppies, soulful stash, travel, Uncategorized, variegated yarn, video, yarn, yarn crawl | 4 Comments

Episode 39: Going Pro?

Hello Yarn-istas! Episode 39 is up and ready to keep you company 🙂 As you requested . . . Spencer is back!! He joins me to talk about going pro with hobbies and other loved activities. Plus, my Frozen Silver … Continue reading

Posted in Better Sweater, discount code, Frozen Silver, goals, KnitCrate, knitting, metaspencer, professionalization, shawl, sweater, tension, triangular shawl, Uncategorized, variegated yarn, yarn | 4 Comments

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

Posted in indie dyer, KnitCrate, merino, review, sock yarn, subscription, superwash, Uncategorized, variegated yarn, yarn | 1 Comment

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

Posted in caked yarn, hand dyed yarn, How To, Hue Loco, re-skein, tips, tricks and tips, Uncategorized, yarn, yarn care, yarn swift | 2 Comments