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Today we will talk about Gauge. I am writing as a textile designer and as a knitter. In fact there is no clear seperation between these two anyway. 721 more words

Finished Object :: "Frozen" Hand Dyed Yarn

If it weren’t for this spur of the moment dyeing project, I wouldn’t have anything to share with you today. I’ve just been so busy lately that I feel like everything is going by so fast, and I can’t catch a breath to stop and write about it! 283 more words


Out of my comfort zone

Life here at Knittastic HQ has been as busy as ever, with orders to complete before Christmas, more birthdays, and a little adventure out of Folkestone for me! 429 more words


In a different direction....

Greetings from a balmy Maryland.

We are gearing up for the parental units to arrive beginning Sunday and then again on Wednesday.  It’s really going to feel like Thanksgiving here this year. 184 more words

Yankee Dyer

Shop Update: Christmas Yarn

I’ve added some Christmas themed yarn to my shop today.  It’s called “Jingle Bells”:

It is 100% BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) wool, hand dyed, and handspun.  18 more words


Golden North and the Furl Hat

When I moved to the UK, I saw the entire country as a very small place, with the journey from London to Edinburgh a mere 4.5 hours on the train, nearly within day-trip distance by my Canadian standards!  496 more words

Hand-dyed Yarn