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I'm a married knitter, crocheter, and newbie spinner living in the Maryland suburbs with my photographer- computer geek hubby, 3 cats, and 3 dogs. And yarn. A LOT of yarn. Just ask my hubby.

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YPF – Williamsburg, Week Two

Today, we have some lovely Claudia Handpaints Linen in “Blue Fields”

Isn’t it gorgeous? I just picked up a copy of Folk Style today, and I’m thinking that the lovely green shawl in there (Kate Gilbert’s “Paisley Shawl”) might be the destiny of this yarn.Oh, and regarding the blog post title from the last […]

WIP Wednesday, Mystery Stole Edition

So, Norberta #1 hasn’t made any actual progress since I posted the pics this weekend, but I did finish up Clue #3 on the Mystery Stole. Here’s how it looks as of now:

Yes, that’s right – for you, my dear readers, I even broke out the blocking wires. (OK, and I really, really […]

WIP Update

So, I’ve been surprisingly faithful to one project since last week’s WIP Wednesday post. In fact, other than swatching for the Mystery Stole 3 KAL (more on that in a minute), I’ve only worked on my Molly Weasley Sleeves.

Last week, I showed you this picture, but like I said then, that wasn’t an accurate […]

Mystery Stole 3 KAL Poll

So, I have 4 potential options for the yarn/bead combo for my Mystery Stole. I’ve got Zephyr silk/wool in two different colors, and 2 different colors of beads. I hoped that when they arrived, I’d have and instant “Aha!” moment and known which one to use. In truth, not so much the case. So, I’m […]

Being Alive

So, to go along with the brand-new “WIP Wednesday” and the ongoing “Yarn Pr0n Friday”, Carrie has suggested that Mondays become “Handspun Monday”. So, here is my very first contribution:

This is some Jacob Humbug (which I think means the mixed colors, but please correct me if I am wrong) that I picked up from […]