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How could a yarnaholic (even a recovered one) not love that name and the philosophy behind Lynne Vogel’s moebius pattern?!

This was my knitting project/present to myself ahead of our trip to Norway in May and, thankfully, the yarns were waiting patiently in my stash; Four large skeins of Vitalgo Oxford in a dark charcoal gray and at least 1 skein each of about 7 myriad colors in Schaffhauser Vesuvio.  401 more words


Addicted Yarn Snob

Those who know me have often heard me say, “I’m buying no more yarn until _____!” Most recently I was overheard to say, “I’m buying no more yarn until after Christmas!” as I carried a skein of sock yarn and a chevron scarf kit in Seahawks colors out the door of Apple Yarns. 296 more words

An ode to stash

Confession. I have a large stash. A very, very, very large stash.

As in, if I never purchased another skein of yarn again, I’d have enough to keep on knitting well into my 80’s. 528 more words

Humorous Reflection

Yarn Stash Update

A couple of weeks ago I found out the most wonderful news – I’m going to be an Auntie! My big brother and sister-in-law are expecting a baby on March the 24th, which just so happens to be my SIL’s birthday AND the date my Nanna passed away this year. 276 more words

Perfect Match

I just finished a big project for a friend over the weekend, plus a sock. My reward to myself was to go through my yarn, magazines, photos, etc., and find inspiration for a new design. 154 more words


Mr Murasaki

I finished making this adorable little guy yesterday. I used this lovely free pattern here to make him, and he was perfect because he used up just the last remnants of some yarn I had left over. 37 more words

Maple Socks

I always travel with a pair of socks on the needles — for three reasons: compact,  portable and requires little concentration. So as we packed to travel to Northern Ontario and Quebec to visit friends, I checked my sock yarn stash. 428 more words