Tag Archive: shawl

5 Happy Things

I have five happy things to tell you today! First, we’ll be at the Midwest Festival of Fibers/Wool Gathering in Yellow Springs, Ohio this weekend! It’s a great show, and we’ll have lots of stuff, so if you’re in the area, stop on by! Second, I’ll be doing a trunk show Saturday, October 4 at …

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Free shawlette pattern!

I have a gift for you! I designed a shawlette and I am giving you the pattern for free! It uses one skein of my Corrie Sock, or you can use two skeins and keep going if you want a full size shawl. I used the Budgie colorway. You can download the free pdf here …

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25% off everything today only!

Today only, everything in my store is 25% off with the coupon code MONDAY25OFF. The discount even applies to clearance items, and I’ve just moved a lot of stuff into the clearance section that would make great gifts. Two of the most popular gifts each year are my sock yarn club and fiber club. If …

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Ibuprofen and Wool

Usually on Thanksgiving Day I post a list of things I’m grateful for. I missed it this year. It’s not that I’m ungrateful. I’m grateful for many things. But it was hard to focus on anything except my back pain. It’s been aching for the past month. Wednesday, after realizing I’d been saying “if it …

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Adventures in Fibonacci Weaving

This is about the interconnectedness of all things. In 1202, Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician, wrote a book called Liber abaci (“Book of the abacus”). In this book he posited a problem: A certain man put a pair of rabbits in a place surrounded on all sides by a wall. How many pairs of …

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What to do with one skein of bulky handspun

Often someone will ask me what they can make with one skein of bulky handspun art yarn — awesome yarn that doesn’t have a lot of yardage. Sometimes a cowl is good, other times a skinny scarf is the answer, but some times they’re really looking for something else. Something bigger. The answer is to …

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