Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sumptuous Sampling

Our yarn for sampling this week is Laines du Nord Cashsilk, a sumptuously soft, incredibly luxurious blend of merino wool, cashmere, and silk. There are many projects on Ravelry made from it, and a lot of raves about how it … Continue reading

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Yarn Sampling for 7/23/12 through 7/28/12 and “is it that time already?”

The yarn available for sampling this week is Louisa Harding Mariposa. It is a worsted weight with a shiny strand running through it, and I have succumbed to it’s charms and am planning either a tank top (maybe with a … Continue reading

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Yarn Sampling Fun

Hey, wouldn’t it be fun to get to try a new yarn every week?  We thought so too, so for at least the near future we’re going to have a sample yarn of the week. Here’s how it works: We’ll … Continue reading

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The Cottage Knitting Report

Back from my first trip of the season to my beloved shack on an island, and for once I was very disciplined in packing my knitting: I didn’t take my usual 5 to 7 projects (really, I usually do!). I … Continue reading

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