Category Archives: yarn room

Episode 27: Creative Comeback . . .

. . . with a special guest!!! Spencer is here to talk HATS! So happy to be feeling creative again and out of deep survival mode. Episode 27 is waiting for you! I discuss FOs: the Manning Park Hat and … 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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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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Postcards from the Yarn Room

Happy Thursday everyone! I have roasted myself this week planning events, recovering from other events, teaching, and planning my fiber class for the Middle School kids! So, what I needed to see is a few relaxing pictures of yarn, fresh … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Yarn Room

It’s a frosty morn here in Central Illinois . . . but the guest yarn room is nice and cozy. Thanks to deaccessioning from the youngest family member, my room has a large storage shelf with a huge top–great for … Continue reading

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