ahoy

Dec 26th, 2008 yarn p8rn fridays

I didn’t realize ahead of time how appropriate today’s featured yarn choice would be for my current environment: I am sitting with a riverfront view in the lovely coastal town of Mystic, CT, surrounded by nautical history, and sharing my recently acquired Sea Wool. I received a skein of Fleece Artist Sea Wool in the most recent shipment from the Knit/Purl sock club, along with…

kiddin’

Dec 19th, 2008 yarn p8rn fridays

Today’s yarn was a total impulse-buy from my laceweight phase, but even though I have no idea what/when I’ll knit with it, I know exactly why I wanted it: the weird in-between-shades color! The yarn is Louet KidLin, and the color name is “Melon Green.” I have no idea where they go that name from… it looks more like oatmeal mushroom to me. If there’s…

green Green line

Dec 12th, 2008 dyeing, work, yarn p8rn fridays

I have mentioned before that my blogging strategy for the dark months is to take several posts’ pictures during a rare home-when-sunny time, so that I have material lined up in advance on these dark mornings. So I basically took pictures of all of my yarn in advance, and I’ve been delivering them to you for Fiber Fridays in order of appearance. Today, I am…

sockaholic

Dec 5th, 2008 yarn p8rn fridays

Oops, I kind of fell off the blogging bandwagon this week. I do have some goodies to post about, but my WiP pictures are mostly “more of the same,” and there have been distractions aplenty to keep me procrastinating. I guess I could try to play the quintessential December blogger excuse – “it’s too dark to take pretty pictures!” – but I have a decent…

touchability

Nov 28th, 2008 dyeing, work, yarn p8rn fridays

If you’ve been reading here for a long time, you probably know by now that I love texture, often judging yarns & their fabrics by their feel over their color, and also that I’m interested in less-ordinary animal fibers: camel, possum, and – in this case – bunnies. It’s no wonder then that I am so in love with this yarn: It’s Lorna’s Laces Angel,…