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Thursday – a yarn tasting

Posted by on Jul 31, 2008 in fiber | 0 comments

FYI: There were no projects on the needles yesterday. Panda Silk by Crystal Palace Yarns 7.5 sts/inch on US 2s 52% Bamboo, 47% Superwash Merino, 5% Combed Silk 204 yards. Color: 4008 Panda Silk Print on Ravelry I am in love with this yarn. I want an entire sweater of this in a solid color which is available. I am sure since I love this one so much I would...

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FO Friday – a little something special

Posted by on Jul 25, 2008 in fiber | 4 comments

Lexi not sure why something is on her head Pattern: Kids Crown by Vicki Mikulak Raveled Here Yarn: Noro Transitions 0.34 of a skein in color 2 Needles: US 10 (2 crowns) & 11 (1 crown) Lexi finally relaxed enough to get this modeling gig down Facts to remember: That scraps can make huge impacts and go a lot longer than you thought they would. This is...

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Thursday – Yarn Tastings

Posted by on Jul 24, 2008 in fiber | 1 comment

Yukon by Pagewood Farm 7.5 sts/ inch on US 2 1/2 (3.0mm) 70% Merino, 20% Bamboo, 10% Nylon 450 yards. Color: Misty Yukon on Ravelry This yarn is lovely.  I had to laugh when I received this months yarn offering because I was just finishing my BILs Christmas socks(ravelry).  I had won this yarn in a contest much earlier in the year and earmarked it for my...

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WIP Wednesday – went into a Bubble and came out on Thursday

Posted by on Jul 24, 2008 in fiber | 1 comment

I have been a bit over obsessed with a certain project in my rotation. It refused to let go of my attentions until last night (Wednesday) past midnight. I used every scrap of 5 skeins. Phew. It took a trip to show off at Twisted for my month yarn shop stop. Now it is waiting for a nice bath. I was in a bit of Ennui with this sock, but I picked it up...

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FO Friday – 1 Goal down

Posted by on Jul 18, 2008 in fiber | 3 comments

Pattern: Urchin by Ysolda Teague M size Raveled Here Yarn: Noro Transitions (discontinued) 3/4th of a skein in color 2 Needles: US 11 Brittany DPNs Mods: None. Facts to Remember: Just because you get gauge and it will fit on your head does not mean that it will look good. I should have followed the size I made for the cast on and used the wedge...

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