road food: frosted cherry

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sighted at approximately 6:40 am yesterday in ligonier, PA: weeping cherry in full bloom, each flower perfectly frosted. temperature at the time of morning run: 27 degrees mmm, brisk. more later; i’m dashing around trying to get settled back in my office after a weekend teaching event. i have much to blog after class is […]

waffle creams

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here is another pattern that was first offered in our bare naked knitspot 2012 club—a snuggly sock to warm our toes during the spring thaw. i so wanted to offer a sock in our club, but could not find an undyed yarn that would fill the requirements. the challenge of coming up with the right […]

up, down, all around

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hello! i’m finally back from what feels like a too-long absence—wow, the time sure flies when i’m moving about and have a deadline as well. between my teaching date, tax time, and the club chapter deadline, i feel i’ve been running to catch up for days. but i think today i may have finally gained […]

Stone Soup Fingering

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This week we released Stone Soup Fingering to the public, our latest artisan yarn in Bare Naked Wools. It’s a unique 2-ply blend of rambouillet, columbia, lincoln, navajo-churro, alpaca, silk, bamboo, tencel, bison, and lama, exclusively spun for us by Mountain Meadow Wool. Don’t you just love it’s subtle bumpy tweed look? The yarn was first offered […]