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What do you do with a ball of yarn?

Here it is, the object of my indecision! A ball of yarn that has been plaguing my thoughts for the last month or so. I received it from a friend as a Christmas present, and I love it.   401 more words


Fyberspates Scrumptious: yarn review

Many thanks to Robynn for writing us another wonderful yarn review of a truly wonderful yarn!

Fyberspates Scrumptious range – 55% merino/45% silk

Scrumptious Lace: 1,000m/1,095yds per 100g skein. 574 more words

Dyeing to meet you.....

I am really enjoying the dyeing.  I only do it on a Friday as I have a whole day to myself, however I had been a bit scuppered by the fact that a stockpot I ordered two weeks ago still hadn’t arrived!   306 more words


Introducing Rockrose.....

So, I’ve been dropping hints about exciting new things for the past few weeks and now, finally I am ready to show one of them to you! 971 more words


Yarndale: a great weekend!

So, I was at Yarndale two weekend’s ago, along with lots of other knitters, crocheters and fibre enthusiasts. I had a fabulous time – and I hope you did too! 468 more words


Starfish (aka Why blocking is important)

I think lace projects show the tremendous importance of blocking. But this project, in particular, was one where blocking really saved the day. The final scarf is supposed to be a symmetrical trapezoid shape (A), but as I was making it, I ended up with an assymetrical trapezoid (B). 306 more words


Twist Cowl/Wrap

Living in the hot, desert climate of south Arizona, I’m always looking for ways to “lighten” up accessories like scarves and wraps. I’m an East Coast girl at heart, and even after moving here and suffering through 100+ degree weather every year, I couldn’t truly find a way to give up scarves. 342 more words