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One of these two threads is my handspun merino singles for a laceweight 2-ply. The other is commercial sewing thread. Guess! No cheating by looking at Flickr first to find the answer. No cheating by scrolling down. No cheating in general. Margaret Stove is ZOMG THE BEST TEACHER EVER, YOU GUYS. For serious. For reals. […]


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so i wanted to try entrelac, and, coincidentally, wanted to knit a scarf to go with my new coat, out of some really lovely Valley Yarns yarn i bought this year at Stitches Midwest. i found this tutorial a few days ago while browsing ravelry for projects that people had knit out of yarn i […]

A gift from my SP!

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running about a week behind here — I got a wonderful package from my Secret Pal the other day! as modeled by my sun bear: first, a pattern for Montana Wheat Socks and a wonderful skein of hand-dyed sock yarn from another indie dyer, Mountain Colors. the yarn is Bearfoot in Winter Sky, a beautiful […]


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so today was yarncon, which — i didn’t realize when i first heard about it — was actually organized by some friends. who knew? also, it was held at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse, which is, … oh, a whopping three or four blocks from my house. i’d volunteered to be a Stitch Doctor, and help […]

as kim demands: i need to show off the loot from my SP! yesterday, as i wandered home from the bus, eyeing the slightly ominous clouds overhead (and mindful of the morning’s forecast calling for rain, which prompted me to take my umbrella to work), i paused to check my mailbox, whereupon i spotted: (Side […]