Category Archives: yarn

Episode 38: Summer Sampling!

It’s been a few weeks of family time for me . . . and backpacking! But I’ve also managed to slip into the yarn room this weekend to record a new episode for you all! This one is all about … 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

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

Introducing Scéal Grá by LB Handknits

I’ve been working on a last minute test knit for Albina of LB Handknits: this is Scéal Grá (pronounced ‘scale grah’), which means ‘love story’ in Irish. It’s a gorgeous top down, seamless pullover with a lace yoke. As always: … Continue reading

Posted in community, discount code, FO, Green Mountain Spinnery, knitting, lace, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, pattern, Sceal Gra, sweater, test knitting, test-knit, top-down, unicorns, yarn, yoke | 1 Comment

KNITCRATE Subscription Boxes!

As some of you know, KNITCRATE often sends out review samples to podcasters and bloggers. It’s always fun to get a little surprise in the mail and I’m excited to tell you about the April and May Sock Crate Membership … Continue reading

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Foundry Sample Knit for Wool & Honey

[Scroll down for some *hilarious* outtakes from Spencer–the man behind the camera] This one is pretty gorgeous and artsy. Foundry by Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed. Knit in Arbor (100% American grown and spun Targhee); the scarf is a sample … Continue reading

Posted in cables, community, Foundry Scarf, knitting, LYS, sample knitting, Targhee, Wool & Honey, yarn | 11 Comments

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

Sand Shawl Modification

Hi everyone! And good morning! As promised (and with the designer’s permission), I have some modifications to share for the Sand Shawl by Kephren Pritchett! The shawl is a beautiful triangular shape with an undulating border and open lace work … Continue reading

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