Monthly Archives: October 2011

Never look gift yarn in the mouth

…or something like that. A very good friend of mine invited me to a “Yarn Riot” sale about a week before Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool. I was both working and saving my pennies for the orgy of yarn shopping I … Continue reading

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Fall getting you down? A short rumination on the moods of dyers.

Evidently a lot of independent yarn dyers are getting sad that fall is approaching. I received yarn from three clubs today.  Here they are: Now, I love grey, but this is a little uncanny, don’t you think? All three of … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool – is that a llama I see before me?

Wow. I just got back from the Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival. My wallet is lighter and my stash is bigger. I met some amazing people, saw incredible knitted items, and ate some pretty yummy food. I played Rhinebeck Bingo, … Continue reading

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Darn it! There’s a hole in my hand knit sock!!

The temperature has dropped around here, and I pulled out my hand knit socks last week. I was wandering around the house today, when I became aware of a strange sensation: linoleum meeting my foot. I was quite surprised to … Continue reading

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