Jan 18th, 2008 knitting, work, yarn p8rn fridays

As promised, here’s the yarn for the Fitted Knits sweater, which I hope to get to knitting soon (since I have the yarn and all). I’ve got test knitting and hopefully a knit-along for gift knitting, to get through first, and more things going on in my day-to-day life to keep my away from knitting than ever before. I’ve also got a second sock that’s…

mix and mingle

Jan 11th, 2008 knitting, work, yarn p8rn fridays

Today’s fiber fix is Habu Kasuri Silk Mohair (A-32D). This is year+ old birthday yarn from Darby, and it came with a black Habu eyelash yarn made of cork for a carry-along. Both balls have been sitting in my stash for quite a while, probably because they are so unusual that I haven’t found the way to best showcase them yet. I’ll either end up…

possum pr0n


Louisa, my rocking SP11, really surprised me with this fiber find from clear the other side of the world. Not only did she wow me with a great yarn choice, but she also sparked one of those “oooooh wierd coincidence” moments when I opened the box. The yarn is Naturally Yarns Merino & Fur, a discontinued yarn with (look at the label in the picture)…

in the meantime

Dec 28th, 2007 knitting, swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

When Bobbi sent me a thank-you box full of sock yarn and other goodies, it arrived at the same time as lots of family Christmas boxes, so Rob made me wait to open it until our designated gift opening time. That did little to dampen the excitement though! The new yarns were almost enough to make me drop the sock I’m knitting to start another…

tantalizing travel

Dec 21st, 2007 knitting, other, yarn p8rn fridays

This week, as I’m knitting along on this: I kept finding myself thinking about this: ¬† I actually had this post ready to go on Wednesday, but our phone and internet went dead for a few days and I’m just back online now. So blogging about all the great new yarn and knitting goodies I’ve received in the past week from family and new friends¬†…