Tag Archives: Yarn

Habu You Do?

After going to the Habu trunk show at my LYS, I had to buy the kit for the Nanako Jacket (Kit 67). This was one of those amazing pieces that looked great on women of all different shapes and sizes. … Continue reading

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I knew it was soft. I’d felt it in the skein, and fondled shawls knit from it. But even that didn’t quite prepare me for the sensual feel of how Handmaiden Mini Maiden would feel as it slips through your … Continue reading

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Yarn Suggestions?

Help! I need some yarn suggestions. I’d like to make an old Vogue Knitting pattern that has cables done in two colors (either using Intarsia or stranded knitting). The original pattern called for Scheepjeswool Superwash Plus. I can’t find any … Continue reading

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Get Your Daily Greens

Green yarn, that is. All of  a sudden, I’m being attacked by green yarn. I just bought green yarn for two different projects, neither of which I’m planning to start right now as they’re definitely winter projects. But when looking … Continue reading

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Stash Enabled

For my craziness in doing twelve sweaters next year, I’m planning on doing most of them from my stash. However, I knew there were a few that I really wanted to do that I didn’t have the yarn for. Ahem. … Continue reading

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Tasty Yarn

Last night we had a “Yarn Tasting” at Blazing Needles, one of our local yarn shops. We each got a plate of yarn to play with, while chatting and enjoying lots of good food and beverages. My favorite turned out … Continue reading

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Proof that I have no self-control.

So much for not buying any more yarn unless I have a project in mind for it. But see the pretty Cormo. I never had any Cormo. And it’s enough for a cardigan. This is why I don’t make New … Continue reading

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Habu Yarn Holder

Look what my sweetie made for me:     A holder for the cones of Habu Shosenshi Linen Paper A-60 yarn, for my Chinese Style pullover. This will let the yarn spool off the cones neatly as I knit, and … Continue reading

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Eye Candy Friday

My precious… ShiBuiKnits Silk Cloud. Chinese Red. My heart pounds.

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Oh, hey – I meant to tell y’all. I got an email from NordicMart letting me know that the prices of the Garnstudio (Drops) yarn will be going up on August 1st due to the falling dollar and increasing fuel … Continue reading

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