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Parallelelelelelellel…

Despite my lack of activity around here of late, I have actually been knitting. Far too mcuh in fact. My right elbow is now protesting, I idiotically kept knitting through the slightly tingly-numb phase, and am into a full on … Continue reading

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Hand-dyed Thistle Cap

I had been eyeing this pattern since it came out (around Christmas?) and finally had a great yarn for it in my stash thanks to my recent dyeing experiments. The pattern is the “Thistle Cap” by Liz Abinante. The Ravelry … Continue reading

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Dye Day!

Yesterday, I had some fun with a few skeins of un-dyed yarn, food colouring drops and vinegar in my kitchen.  I usually dye with Jacquard acid dyes but due to laziness I decided to bring my stash of food safe … Continue reading

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Midnight BFL Handspun and what do do with extra singles

This is the second braid of BFL that I have spun from Turtlepurl dyed fibre. This time, I decided to spin and ply it a bit more loosely in order to make a yarn that was more on the side … Continue reading

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Forrest-y yarn and Points for Handspun yarn

Yes, handspun yarn counts as a finished object and will earn points!  Hurray! BFL handspun – dyed by turtlepurl Points: 5 points – 485 yds of singles (161 yds 3-ply) 1 point – plying 1 point – spun on the … Continue reading

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