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Friday, August 12th, 2011

I got a wild hair this week and went on a carding bender. Since I’ve been meaning to set up a separate shop for Art Club (aside from etsy), I figured may as well do it now, with all these pretty new cuckoobatts, huzzah! Most of them are big fat jumbo batts, 3 – 4 […]

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August Sweater, WIP, Yarn School, Batts & a shiny new egg!

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

YARN: 5 balls Knit Picks Andean Silk PATTERN: Generic top-down raglan with lace panel, short sleeves, 1×1 ribbing at collar, cuffs & hem NOTES: No shaping. I wish I had shaped the waist. It’s cute enough, and the yarn has enough drape that it’s not dumpy even though it’s boxy, but it would be way […]

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6 New Art Club Combed Tops, hurrah!

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Gorgeous fiber from Zeilinger, just listed on 3 Local mixes, 2 hand dyed, and one sturdy, trusty mystery wool: Etsy: Your place to buy & sell all things

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It’s a cinch. (What’s with the freaking puns? I’m such a hack.)

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Today I’ve been sewing. I’m working on little recycled flannel cinch bags for some batt & spindle kits I’m making for the craft magazine store. They’re made of old flannel sheets. I decided to go with French seams because: 1) I don’t feel like wrestling with my neglected and ancient serger; 2) the pinking shears […]

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One last 80s batt…

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Well, for now anyway. Duran Duran. Mostly wool, a little mohair, about 2.5 ounces.

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Bunchy Munchie + New batts

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

So as I got ready to work the sleeves on my current sweater, I spread it out for a picture and discovered: Munchie’s bunchy. I thought maybe it would go away in the wearing, but no dice: But instead of my usual “frog now, ask questions later” tack, I decided to ask on the Zimmermania […]

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Thursday, February 7th, 2008

3 more superwash batts at Anything in the red range is so hard to photograph. It may just be my camera. Does anyone have a digital camera that’s true to color on reds?

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Last batts of the year! I think.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Finished up a final batch of ’07 batts last night. Now, back to knitting!  I should have some FOs soon!  I’d better. Yikes. It’s getting late…

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