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Oct 23rd, 2009 spinning, yarn p8rn fridays

OK, I’m totally breaking a Skyline Chilly record here. I’m providing both “before” and “after” pictures for the second post in a row! If I’m not careful, y’all are going to get the impression that I dutifully take pictures of my supplies, instead of rushing headlong with fevered excitement into a new project. Don’t be fooled– I’m much more of a “cast on now, ask…

moody hues

Oct 16th, 2009 spinning, work, yarn p8rn fridays
moody hues yarn

Have you checked out the Fiber Arts Friday Blog Carnival? Katy, aka “Alpaca Farm Girl,” hosts it every Friday. As a fiber farmer, she comes at fiber arts from a somewhat different perspective than many of us knitting/Ravelry enthusiasts, so there’s always an interesting mix of fiber arts links of all types to peruse. Also, since spinning is one of my favorite expressions of fiber…

the truth about wollmeise

Oct 9th, 2009 knitting, yarn p8rn fridays

If you wondering what the deal is with Wollmeise yarns, the easiest answer is probably: it’s the colors. They are bold, saturated, unique, unmistakable, and yes, very difficult to photograph accurately.  I have taken probably two dozen pictures of this skein and the project I’ve started with it, and only TWO actually look like the real-life color. So, it’s the colors. Colors you won’t get,…

shepherd sheridan

Jul 31st, 2009 knitting, work, yarn p8rn fridays

I made another alien. They are so addictive. I bought a big sack of eyes for more. But I know I promised an end to the parade of finished knits, so how about some good ol’ yarn pr0n instead? It’s Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport in 909 Sheridan, that I dyed for an upcoming sweater project. Along with our other June ’09 releases, this new color…


Jul 12th, 2009 yarn p8rn fridays

I do have other knitting to show, but before I get to it, I just wanted to prove my point. Yellow. Again. It’s everywhere! I’m having a hard time telling if yellow things are trendy right now, or if it’s just me noticing it everywhere… since apparently, I’m obsessed. This lovely skein is Malabrigo Sock in “Turner.” I’ve been eyeing this color for a long…