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shhh secret

What follows is my questionnaire for participating in Secret Pal 12. But I invite anyone who wants to learn more about me to read it! 1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I am definitely a sock yarn junkie, and of course I always fall for [...]


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 [...]




When I showed off the wool fleece I inherited, you might have noticed that it came with a handmade spindle, worked by my friend’s dad (who knows plenty about tools but nothing about spinning). I weighed it last night and it’s on the heavy end of the weight range for spindles, which I’m realizing now [...]


I’m back from the trip to the Capital, and it was both a beautiful trip with lovely weather, and a fitting way to spend Memorial Day weekend. Rob took a _ton_ of pictures, which I’m not yet up to the task of going through, but I pulled out a select few to share here. We [...]

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 [...]

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