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Using a Swift & Ballwinder

A few weeks ago, I broke down and purchased a yarn swift & ball winder. I’ve been lusting after them for a while, and finally decided it was necessary for my sanity, because I’m pretty sure if I had to hand wind even one more small skein of yarn I would go crazy. 1,243 more words

Rambles

Yarn Love: Scheepjes Stone Washed

When I first saw photos and posts of this yarn hitting the internet a couple of months ago I knew I had to get my hands on some.   330 more words

Crochet

Summer and the living is easy

Again it’s been far too long since I blogged. The past 8 weeks have been busy with work, decorating (I hope we will have something to show for it soon’) and family issues. 98 more words

Diary

I hate making mistakes

Once I got my order in, I was quite eager to get started on the whole reason behind the order. Viajante. It’s a wrap/shawl piece. All knit stitches. 136 more words

Knitting

TTC Knit-a-long 2014

Two weeks ago was one of my favourite weekends of the year – the weekend of the TTC Knit-a-long.

Let me break it down for you. 689 more words

Knitting

Dyeing Adventures

I’ve recently started to experiment with some yarn dyeing. It’s something I’ve wanted to try out for quite some time but I never really had the courage to do. 503 more words

Textile

About knitting….

Hello fiber family :) I am still in the Philippines and totally shocked at the lack of yarn. Yes I found the one place (and I am going to run there as soon as I can) but when I tell you the malls here are TREMENDOUS but no yarn. 195 more words

Knitting