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Fair Isle Frustration

Well, I ripped back the central color work portion (the black and green looked okay to me) and reknit it on double-pointed needles.  I appear to have gauge (I’ll see for sure after it’s done blocking), and I think it … Continue reading

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Having kittens about mittens

Perhaps you have guessed that I’m not 100% thrilled with my colorwork mitten for the TKGA Level II Hand Knitting Program.   I am not a huge fan of stranded knitting, although I certainly have been moved to endure it … Continue reading

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Ich muss die Wollmeise Garn gehaben!

Wollmeise: the word that makes sock yarn aficionados sigh and glaze over with longing. What’s the deal here? Color.  Color is the deal, my friends.  Saturated, amazing, creative color. Need I really say more? Now, I just need to actually … Continue reading

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Color me exclusive, limited time only!

As if we need more enticement to buy sock yarn, there seems to have been an explosion lately of “limited edition” hand-dyed yarns from the larger dyers.  Some companies have paired with shops to offer “exclusive” colorways (Lorna’s Laces with … Continue reading

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Is there a local chapter of YCA?

I think I’m addicted to yarn clubs.  Mostly sock yarn clubs.  I first joined a yarn club two or three years ago.  Last year I belonged to 4 or 5, some monthly, some bimonthly, some occasional.  Most are time-limited, but … Continue reading

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