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November Canadian Art Deco Knits yarnies: Fleece Artist and Handmaiden Fine Yarn

My November pattern, the Aldred Mittens, used Canadian yarn from two sister companies: Fleece Artist and Handmaiden Fine Yarn. It’s not really a surprise to me that I had appropriate yarn from them in my stash to knit with! These … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: yarn!

At long last I finished spinning up the Briar Rose BFL yarn. I filled the 3 bobbins and plied them together using my wonderful smooth TravelKate. The result is about 370 yards in 175g. As usual, I’ve got no particular … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL: prize preview

On Saturday July 5th, the Tour de France kicks off in Yorkshire. We’ll be celebrating and following along with the race in my Ravelry group with my 5th annual Tour de France (TdF) Knit Along (KAL). This year’s design is … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: future spinning

It was a beautiful day today at Rhinebeck. I had one of my Goldings with me and some purple Fleece Artist merino. I got a little bit done. I also picked up some things that will help me spin in … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL 2013: details and prizes

It’s almost time! The 100th Tour de France begins on June 29th in Corsica, and so on June 29th my fourth annual Tour de France Knit Along (KAL) begins. It will run until July 21st, 2013. This year’s pattern is … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: ooh, shiny

This was my first week in a very long time working all 5 days, so I’ve been a bit tired and not spinning as much as usual. I did manage to finish all of the singles of the Fleece Artist … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: merino/silk

I’m a day late, but I have done some spinning this week. I was in a mood to play with colour and I also wanted to spin pretty skinny singles. This is merino/silk from Fleece Artist that I bought back … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Night and birthday

It’s been a fun and busy week here. I celebrated a big birthday at a great restaurant with my husband and some great friends, and even got a bit of spinning-related stuff to show you. Here are 2 50g bits … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: half plied

Now that I’ve got a fair bit of deadline knitting on the go, I’m having trouble finding the time to spin. I’ve only managed to ply up one skein this week: It’s about 420 yards in about 50 grams, and … Continue reading

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Tour de France KAL prizes and preview

I’ve been busy wrapping up work on the pattern for this year’s Tour de France Knit Along (KAL). ┬áParticipation in the KAL is simple. You can knit or you can cheer the participants on. If you’re knitting, the pattern’s going … Continue reading

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