Category Archives: yarn-lover

Surprise: Yarn Bowl!

I don’t think I’ve told you all about the beautiful yarn bowl in my craft room. It’s a lovely, ceramic piece that would be perfect for working with a loose ball of yarn (or two); it even has guide holes … Continue reading

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GreenCastle Fiber Event!

We made it to Greencastle, IN for the Fiber Event this past weekend. Spencer and I thought you all might like to come along with us . . . so he made a lovely video!   Thanks to Spencer for … Continue reading

Posted in community, fiber, fiber art, fiber artist, fiber festival, unicorns, video, yarn, yarn shopping, yarn-lover | 9 Comments

Episode 11: Aileas & Aniroonz Sheep Co.

Episode 11 is here! Looking forward to chattering with you about my new¬†Aileas¬†sweater, a field trip to Aniroonz Sheep Co., and some lovely new acquisitions–including Aniroonz Story Based yarns: Partner and Begin. Plus, Rachel Smith’s new Ply article and a … Continue reading

Posted in breed, community, custom yarn, CVM, episode, farm, fleece, karakul, lincoln longwool, skirting, teeswater, travel, unexpected, video, wensleydale, yarn, yarn-lover | 9 Comments

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

Posted in acquisitions, Aileas, found, love, pattern, unexpected, yarn, yarn shopping, yarn-lover | 11 Comments

“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

Posted in acquisitions, design, friends, illustration, Uncategorized, yarn, yarn room, yarn-lover | 2 Comments

FO: Handspun Falkland 3-Ply

I am super proud of this yarn! The colors, the plies, the consistency. It’s my best so far and I just want to bask in it’s glory for a whole day. So, Tuesday is FO day, this week. Handspun and … Continue reading

Posted in breed, Falkland, FO, handspun, homespun, spinning, unicorns, yarn, yarn-lover | 4 Comments

Variegated?

Today, a simple question: why variegated yarn? Why? Why does it draw me in and make me want to pick it up, to buy it, to imagine it becoming something that somehow magically maintains the look of the beautifully dyed … Continue reading

Posted in big questions, decisions, patterns, sock yarn, Uncategorized, variegated yarn, why?, yarn, yarn-lover | 8 Comments

Yarning in Paris!

This past week, I traveled to Paris for the first time, and as you could guess, I was very curious about the yarn scene in this French city of cities. After some quick research, two shops emerged as front-runners, not … Continue reading

Posted in community, found, Knit in public, knitting, LYS, Paris, travel, unexpected, yarn, yarn-lover | 6 Comments

Seconds Sale!

I love to find fiber deals and I am usually lurking on several FB groups just waiting for a destash album or a good sale! For about a year, I have been curious about a phenomenon called “seconds sales” that … Continue reading

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Yarning Companion

I don’t have any fiber news today, just a sad note; my fiber buddy, Mr Chooch, passed away this week. He was 16 years old and loved to dig around in any raw fleece I left on the kitchen floor. … Continue reading

Posted in companion, non-fiber animal, yarn-lover | 4 Comments