no sheep were used in the making of this post.

Aug 3rd, 2007 yarn p8rn fridays

  Here is the recent yarn from my No-Sheep secret pal. Like the last package she sent me, I loved receiving the yarn because it gave me an immediate excuse to plan out a new knitting project. Ravelry is so wonderful for that! And I’ll be making these. So what did she get me?? Flash Print from Classic Elite in Picasso Blue, 100% cotton. And:…


Jul 20th, 2007 pets, yarn p8rn fridays

My stitch marker exchange pal sent me this lovely sock yarn this week, Wildfoote from Brown Sheep. My first thought for a project for these was men’s socks for Rob, something cabley. But when I showed him potential cabled sock patterns, he told me that cable knit socks look feminine to him. Couldn’t the lines just be straight, he asked. Hmm…. ribbing. Lots of ribbing….

camel creations

Jul 13th, 2007 yarn p8rn fridays

This week I’m pleased to share one of the newest additions to my stash, Handspun Camel yarn from the Snow Leopard Trust. Ladies and gents, this is what happens when a website offers free shipping if you spend just a little bit more! I really love the natural variance in the undyed shades of the camel fiber, and I love the fuzzy halo from the…

fibery friday

Jul 6th, 2007 knitting, yarn p8rn fridays

Introducing Berocco Hip-Hop, a 100% wool thick-and-thin destined to become felted Hot Out of the Oven mitts for my sister’s new place. I ordered this yarn sight-unseen, and I’m quite pleased with it! Abby asked very descriptively for “Blue,” but I think this colorway takes blues to a new height. It’s a visually pleasing yarn with that sheepy, lanolin smell. I didn’t notice the smell…

luscious linen

Jun 29th, 2007 yarn p8rn fridays

These few weeks have been full of great news for me. Most notably, Rob has moved in with me, and we get to share our lives and our time and everythink like that, and everyone’s family’s are happy about that. We also get to share our camera, which he had been using for school, which means I don’t have to use a broken one anymore….