sacred games

Jun 13th, 2008 books, yarn p8rn fridays

One of the benefits of featuring Fiber Fridays is that it encourages me to take stash pictures that I might otherwise be too lazy to shoot. Today’s yarn is one of the ones I’ve had the longest without taking pictures of it, even though it is towards the top of my Ravelry stash page and the blank spot where its picture should be has always…

time flies

Jun 8th, 2008 spinning, swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

Earlier today I was looking through the photos on my hard drive while I was making buttons for the Secret Pal 12 buttons contest, and I found some yarn pr0n pictures that I had taken a while back and never posted. Lately, I’ve been feeling a little guilty about my fewer-and-farther-between blog posts, and the thin-to-nonexistent knitting content therein. My new spinning hobby is partially…

secret P.

May 30th, 2008 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

The title of today’s post is a tenuous reference to Bleak House… I bet you didn’t know that I’m a big Dickensian nerd! (I *highly* recommend the recent BBC miniseries adaptation of Bleak House… as well as the book, obviously.) Today’s title also refers to the Secret Pal swaps, during which Bobbi, Louisa and I had a fantastic experience last season. We’ve kept in good…

in the navel

May 23rd, 2008 knitting, work, yarn p8rn fridays
24ns Navy

As I previously promised, today I’m showing off some of the yarn I’ve dyed at work. This Shepherd Sock yarn is from the very first batch I ever worked on! Not that following a recipe to dye a solid color is exactly rocket science, but I’m still proud of how lovely the Navy looks in these pictures. I saved yarn out of my first-ever batch…

tempting

May 16th, 2008 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

Don’t forget to get your entry in for the lace scarf giveaway! Entering is easy and you have until the 20th.  Today’s featured yarn is just about the only thing in my stash that isn’t up for grabs for the prize (since I already have it dedicated to a project). This is Tempted Yarns Glam Grrl in the Java colorway, and I’m going to be…