deja vu

Dec 4th, 2009 knitting, swaps

This project may look a little familiar to you! For those of you who are regular readers, my Nov. 1st post featured a hat exactly like this one.. but this IS a different version of it, just knitted up in the same yarn, same color, same pattern. Yes– I enjoyed making the Ana Hat that much, enough to make it all over again without changing…

look, don’t lick

Jul 3rd, 2009 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

I told you I was on a yellow streak! I know this yarn is the exact same color family as my previous two knitting projects, but it’s the newest addition to my stash. I figure if I am on a streak, I should roll with it! What’s the harm in a little more yellowy golden yarn? The funny part is, I am so in love…

automatically appreciate

Feb 28th, 2009 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays
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I got today’s featured yarn in a swap package… further evidence that indeed good things come in small packages. The Debbie Bliss Pure Silk comes in cute little 50g hanks, and they are luscious. Very, very shiny and soft. I like this sort of sagey minty color, too. It’s green, so it’s definitely still within my comfort zone, and if it’s mint– that’s a flavor…

spun saturday

Jan 17th, 2009 spinning, swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

Hmm, “Fiber Saturday” doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, you know? Please address any complaints to my scheduling department. I’m showcasing this yarn because I can’t believe I just traded it away! It’s my handspun, and I think it’s so lovely… but I never got any ideas on what to make with it, so I’m trading it for more spinning fiber so at…

sacred games

Jun 13th, 2008 books, yarn p8rn fridays

One of the benefits of featuring Fiber Fridays is that it encourages me to take stash pictures that I might otherwise be too lazy to shoot. Today’s yarn is one of the ones I’ve had the longest without taking pictures of it, even though it is towards the top of my Ravelry stash page and the blank spot where its picture should be has always…