Category Archives: Yarn

RCYC 2014 Roundup

RCYC was manic this year, on both a personal and professional level. Getting ready for these things is always a bit crazy, trying to cover all your bases without knowing exactly what will end up happening. I took a huge … Continue reading

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Rose City Yarn Crawl 2014

Our local yarn crawl, known briefly as the RCYC, begins this Wednesday evening with a kick-off party at the Windows Skyroom of the downtown Red Lion. For some of us, Wednesday is still a school night so I won’t be … Continue reading

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The Way The Whimsy Works

Okay, now that I’ve introduced you to the Whimsical Solids I think I need to give more details about how these colors are going to work. Right now, there are 12 different colors in the Whimsical Solid series. For each … Continue reading

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Waggle Dance

I’ve consistently had a lot of fun and some very good luck working with individual brick and mortar stores to create special colors just for their customers. The Knitting Bee, which is also my original “knit night” shop, is no … Continue reading

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Sublime – A New Yarn!

Since I began to work with my own mill almost two years ago, I’ve been in replacement mode getting yarns spun up for me that I’d previously bought from other wholesalers. Now that I have options and a reliable source, … Continue reading

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Fall Happenings

If you’re going to KnitFit in a few weeks, you really should stop by the Dancing Sheep and Stick Chick Knits booth to see the kit the three of us put together. Melissa designed with a new (Doctor Who!) color … Continue reading

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Black Sheep at Orenco – Trunk Show

80 skeins of Merilon Sock & 75 skeins of a newbie called Pebble Silk Sock are now on display at Black Sheep at Orenco. The trunk show runs through October 7th, please be sure to drop me a line in … Continue reading

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Turnagain Colors and Holden

I chose my colors yesterday for testing Turnagain, here’s my daylight photo: Nautilus & Silverlight will be my highlight colors, so I won’t need very much of them, but I can’t quite decide where the other four should go. I’d … Continue reading

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Merilon Sock Eye Candy

Soon to be listed!

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Merilon Sock Changes

For someone who has started small – I can remember when buying twenty skeins of yarn to dye seemed like a lot – having a mill quantity’s worth of Merilon Sock on hand is pretty impressive (and daunting). Sitting in the studio right now is the first of what I expect to be a fun expansion of the yarn lines I dye. First, of course, I stocked my longest-selling and most popular superwash Merino & nylon sock yarn. Continue reading

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