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I'm Feeling a little Knotty

When you’re spinning your own yarn, after it’s spun you’ll need this tool to help set your spin and measure how much you’ve spun.

This wonderful tool is called a Knitty Knotty and has been around as a spinners tool for a while. 69 more words

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My Happy Place

Is anything having to do with yarn, fiber, knitting, crochet, and spinning. Today we are showcasing hand carders for fiber blending.


These hand carders are tricky to figure out at first, and after about 20 rollagas made (the roll of fiber that comes off after blending) my arms were so tired. 66 more words

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Ocean Ridges

This past week, I cast on yet another knitting project. It’s funny how no matter what is on the needles, I crave something else. I realized that I needed something to knit in the car, a portable project on larger needles (than socks) that didn’t require a lot of attention. 129 more words

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My Juicy Gloss Cardigan in Koigu

I’ve been distracted by a new knitting project and thought I’d share my progress with you today. The pattern is called Juicy Gloss and it’s an open-front cardigan, with lace fronts. 211 more words


Another Kauni Cardigan

Kauni Effektgarn is a self-striping yarn with long gradations of color which I like a lot. It feels kind of rough when you knit it but you wash it after knitting, and hey presto, it fulls and becomes amazingly soft. 574 more words


A Tale of Two Skeins

It’s Fibre Friday and today’s post could have been called Second Sock Syndrome. Second sock syndrome refers to the a knitter’s tendency to make the first sock then not quite get around to making the other. 476 more words

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