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Yarn in Focus: Shibui Twig

Vital statistics

46% linen, 42% recycled silk, 12% wool
50 g/174 metres
Gauge: 22 stitches = 10 cm on 3.5 mm needles
$24 per skein… 553 more words


Something astringent, restrained, and sober is shibui, the Japanese say, and reflects an austere taste informed with a certain pleasurable melancholy. Delighting in the transient and cultivating the accidental, shibui nevertheless is sustained by a furious energy, purposeful and unrelenting, and in its characteristic game of reconciling contradictions lies what may be the essence of Japanese sensibility.

– Arthur Drexler


Well, Querido’s sweater still looks like a blob of navy blue fabric, so let’s look at something else.

Francis! (Details on Ravelry)

This top represents the last of my summer of top knitting. 450 more words

Finished Object

Meet the Maker: Kylie Robson from Whisky Bay Woollens

We are thrilled, proud and everything in-between to have the Sunspun family’s Kylie Robson for the first of our new occasional series, Meet the Maker, which celebrates the wisdom of the creative makers in our midst. 1,181 more words


A Quick F.O.

I finished the Tiers scarf in Shibui Twig a couple of weeks ago. I made ii right under the wire in time for the Shibui Knits KAL deadline. 124 more words


Dear LYS, How to Sell to Me

Invite me to an event I would want to attend, because it’s at least a 90 minute drive each way. You are the only reason I would go to your cute town. 418 more words