Congratulations to Cathy G. who won the Choose Your Yarn Adventure Giveaway! Everyone who signed up chose their favorite of three skeins of yarn. The three options were: #1 Venice (left), a sock yarn made of 75% superwash merino, 15% nylon, and 10% tencel #2 Purple Iris (middle), a sparkly sock yarn made of 92%… Read More Congratulations to Cathy G., Winner of the Giveaway!
If you still have a few people on your list for Christmas, it’s not too late if you use worsted, bulky, or super-bulky yarn, so to make it a bit easier I’m offering 20% off those yarn weights now through Sunday. I’ll send them out right away (as usual), and I’ll be sure to include… Read More 20% Off Worsted, Bulky, and Super-Bulky Yarn This Weekend
This month, I’m interviewing Cindy of OrangeSmoothie. I found her lovely patterns a couple months ago on Ravelry. I was searching and searching for a cowl pattern that combines handspun and millspun yarn. I didn’t even know if such a thing existed outside my own mind, and I was just about to give up and… Read More Designer of the Month: An Interview with Cindy of OrangeSmoothie
Do you remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books we all read when we were kids? Well, this time you get to choose your own yarn adventure instead, which I think you will agree is infinitely better! I’m giving away ONE of these skeins of yarn. When you enter to win, you can choose… Read More Hand-Dyed Yarn Giveaway! Choose Your Yarn Adventure!
Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I just wanted to step away from my dye pots long enough to let you know that I’m having a 15% off Black Friday sale on lots of my hand-dyed and handspun yarn as well as my handwoven and silk chiffon scarves and cute little skein earrings. Come take a… Read More Yarn Sale
Last time we met, I showed you some of the many possibilities for the Free Your Fade shawl pattern by Andrea Mowry on Ravelry using yarn from Purple Lamb. That pattern requires 3 different skeins of sock-weight yarn. This time, I wanted to show you some possibilities for the So Faded pattern, which is a… Read More Featured Pattern: So Faded
I’m starting a new (hopefully) monthly feature here where I focus on a particular pattern or pattern set and show you some yarn that would work well for that. What better place to start than with the very popular fade patterns? If you are a knitter, chances are good that you have come across all… Read More Featured Patterns: Free Your Fade
I am really excited to share the interview I did this month with Tracie of PetalKnits. I found Tracie’s patterns on Etsy about four years ago now when I was looking for a newborn cocoon for one of my sons who was soon to be born. I bought one of her beautiful patterns, and she… Read More Designer of the Month: An Interview with Tracie Taggart of PetalKnits
This is just a quick note to let you know that you can still join the Art Batt Subscription Club for November through this Sunday. I’ll be making up all the batts on Monday and Tuesday and sending them out on Wednesday to all subscribers. Each month’s art batt will be something completely new and… Read More November Art Batt of the Month Club Open through Sunday
Spinning Mini Skeins, Wraps per Inch, Using a Drum Carder… Read More Spinning Multiple Minis, Some Tips on Carding Art Batts, and a Discussion of Wraps per Inch