Share List Hello there, adoring public! (All three of you!) I left the city for the weekend and made a very deliberate decision not to take my laptop with me, otherwise I might’ve blessed you with a post. I have a collection of little stuff to write about now, though. TrainCrocheting! I spotted a fellow […]

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Share List I finally, FINALLY finished unraveling the Ralph Lauren sweater! I had band-aids on my fingers at the end since pulling the yarn was cutting into them so hard that they were on the verge of blisters and blood. That would have been no good. Anyway, if my ad hoc yarn measurement technique is […]

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Share List Since I was a bored kid tagging along with my parents to various antique shows at the county fairgrounds, I’ve collected vintage Dr. Pepper bottles. I think it started off as a way to keep me out of trouble at those shows since bottle sellers were ubiquitous and Dr. Pepper bottles were a […]

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Share List The purple-blue yarn I dyed on Friday night has finished drying, so I wound it into hanks this afternoon and took pictures. I named this one “Blueberry Cobbler”. I used roughly 400 yards of the merino/mohair blend I recycled from the Ralph Lauren sweater. It is lusciously soft. I need to make something […]

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Share List So, this is a knitting blog, and all I’ve been talking about is unraveling sweaters and dyeing yarn. Which are definitely related to knitting, but which are not actually knitting. HEY LOOK I KNITTED SOMETHING!    I’m calling it the Pop Rocks Cowl. Why Pop Rocks? The colors on this yarn remind me […]

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Share List This is the Ralph Lauren sweater I found at the thrift store last weekend. There’s a sort of nerdy glee that comes with the willful destruction of an expensive designer sweater. 80% Merino Wool, 13% Mohair, and 7% Nylon. It’s not felted, but it is extremely fuzzy and soft. The uberfuzziness is making […]

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Share List My second experiment dyeing yarn with Kool-Aid was much better. The rubber gloves were like magic and the dye did precisely what I wanted it to do. I’m calling this second batch “Blood Orange”. Then I remembered that I had a few skeins of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino in a really bright canteloupe color […]

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