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New Pattern: Ombre Baby Blanket

Having a new yarn and whole new series of colors pretty much required I design something to show them both off. I’ll try my hand at sweater design down the road, but to start us out I’ve put together a … 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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Fiar Progress

I’ve dyed so many gradients in the last two days that I feel like I could do this routine in my sleep. That’s okay, I love the colors and even though some of them really fly I keep wanting to … Continue reading

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Castanets is a Go

The Castanets knit-along kits went so well in pre-order that I’ve been dyeing just to keep up, which means I haven’t had time until today to decide what colors I’d like to knit for myself. My hydrangeas and newly cast … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Sale 2013

As promised all the way back in December, it’s time for my Mother’s Day Sale! Here are the details: Use coupon code Mums15 on purchases of $10 or more to receive 15% off. Use coupon code Mums20 on purchases of … Continue reading

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Kits

Gradient kits were the thing I wish I’d brought more of to VKL Seattle, so I have very few left to relist on my Etsy site. Of course, I take this as an invitation to finish experimenting with some of … Continue reading

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Pink Snowdrops

Casting on happened pretty early, and I’ve made some amazing progress on my first Galanthus mitt: Good for a relaxing Friday knit. Gratuitous cast iron piggie with wings shot:  

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Postage Rate Increase

I came across the new US Postal Service rates quite by accident last weekend, trying to send out a whole slew of packages including the Galanthus KAL kits. Frankly, I’m as shocked as everyone else by the enormous rate hikes … 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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Fall KAL Update – Turnagain

Every year I’m relieved to be able to start wearing my woolen hand-knits again. Being back in the Willamette valley, that time of year comes a tad bit later that up in the Cascade Foothills outside Seattle. Knitting season is … Continue reading

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