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Happy Birthday to Me

As you’ve probably guessed from the title of this post, it was my birthday a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve just received a present that was purchased with money from my Grandmother – twenty balls of 100% cotton yarn!  160 more words


September 2014 Yarnbox

Well, hello! I’m very excited, because this is my last week of work at my current place, and I will be starting a new job soon! 149 more words


The holidays are coming 'round

Which means some of you might be thinking of getting gifts for people. If the people you know happen to like knitting, crochet, or weaving, I can help you out. 216 more words


Packing up the Wagon

Only a week to go until the Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival, and I’m both stressed and excited as final preparations are under way:

  • I’ve made my final decision about taking the flock down to six ewes.  
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Westknits + Countess Ablaze = Parachutey

Yes another duo Westknits and Countess Ablaze (CA). I just love them both; the knitting designer and the yarn colour whisperer. Both Make me dream, make me happy! 136 more words


How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid, lesson one. A tutorial

Let me just first say I am an amateur dyer.  This is what I do.

First you have to buy your Kool-Aid.   You need the kind that comes in packets without any sugar or artificial sweetener.   639 more words


Miss Babs.com Yarn Review

So I took the plunge recently and ordered a skein of yarn from online.

I saw an ad on Ravelry for a beautiful skein called Coffee Break which turned out to be a light worsted merino superwash wool. 287 more words