scottish reel

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in april we introduced our new fingering weight yarn called ghillie sock, which is spun from bouncy, resilient cheviot wool produced in new york state. the yarn was an instant hit with our bare naked clubbies, who got to see and feel it first, as our april club selection. they loved its soft, springy hand […]

TNNA and beyond

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this was one of the few moments of stillness and peace i experienced in the last few days—ironically while running in downtown columbus. our trip down on friday was speedy and uneventful; sarah and i got there midday to meet up with the detroit contingent (erica, padraig, and nana candy), who were transporting the other […]

nobody here but us chickens

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beckie got some chickens a couple of months back and when i was at her house the other day putting up strawberries, i had a chance to check in on them. they love the strawberry tops—and we had plenty to toss into the ring for them to eat. they got busy making a tasty dessert […]

sheltie triangle

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the middle of the month signals just one thing around here—time to release the next pattern from the bare naked knitspot 2012 club. last june we had a wonderful chapter that featured brooklyn tweed loft, which was fairly new to the yarn market at the time. we shipped the yarn in a set of three colorways […]