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Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Revisited

Finally, after a 4 year hiatus, I was able to return with Dan to the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival (why do people always want to get married on this weekend?!).   525 more words


Clown Barf

Clown barf, this term was illuminated to me by both a reader of this blog, and a fellow Stitch ’n Bitch knitter, when I expressed dismay at how… 210 more words


Yarnalong: Vermeer and Trainland

For the last three weeks, I’ve been proofreading my Dad’s 80,000-word book on World War One (as well as my normal day job). As you can imagine, it doesn’t leave a lot of brain power for much else! 155 more words


Socks again

After a summer of not posting (where did all the free time go to?), I am back again and determined to make this a more regular occurrence. 291 more words


Yarn Review · Hobbii Yarn Special

Hobbii – Twister in Light Elegance (21)
YARN INFO: Weight: DK/Light Worstead – Needle/Hook: 3.0 mm (US 3) – 4.0 mm (US 6) – Composition: 50% cotton/50% acrylic– Ball Weight: 250 g (8.8 oz) – Yarn Length: 1000 m (1,094 yds) – Tension: 26 stitches, 36 rows to 10 cm/4″ 572 more words

Yarn Review: Erika Knight Wild Wool

I sort of knew that I was going to like this new yarn from Erika Knight for a number of reasons. First off, it’s name… Wild Wool reminds me of my favourite album by Paul Weller (bet he never thought that one day he’d be linked, however tenuously, to a knitting yarn). 800 more words


Yarn Review: Millamia Naturally Soft Super Chunky

YARN INFO: Weight: Super Chunky – Needle/Hook: 10.00mm (US 15) – Composition: 100% Merino Wool – Ball Weight: 100g (3.5oz) – Yarn Length: 50m (55yds) – Tension: 8 stitches, 12 rows to 10cm/4″ . 678 more words