the parade continues . . .

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actually, before we continue the yarn parade, a quick announcement—fallberry mitts is one of the mid-issue bonus pieces (along with ann weaver’s fab oranje sweater—i WANT one, i WANT one!). the delish roast carrots was generously contributed for this project by slackford studio. susan’s got plenty in stock in this and some other enviable colors, […]

and of course, there was yarn . . .

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i know the tales of my trip focused mostly on the incredible scenery, but traveling through the UK and the eastern USA was not without its yarny attractions. we saw so much awesome fiber—some that we didn’t buy and wished later we had (but we’re going back for phoebe sent me a lovely birthday package […]

where the heart is

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happy belated valentine’s day—i would have said it yesterday if i was awake, haha. i returned home in the afternoon, fell into bed, slept for about ten hours straight, and woke up only in time to watch late-night TV with david—is that wrong or what? but boy is it good to be here; doesn’t bret’s […]

LOVe shawlette

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when my friend erica at kollage yarns sent me this creamy yarn to play with, i knew immediately that i wanted to surprise her with a wedding gift knit from it. i had a lily of the valley motif earmarked in my book of stitch patterns, which knit up perfectly in this yarn and and […]