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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Tale of Three Swatches

I wanted a cardigan with a stripe sequence that looks like this: I’m using a slightly modified color palette, but I like the proportion and relative values of the stripes.  The sweater shouts “Spring!” to me, so sport weight wool seemed like the right choice. Enter Galway Sport.  It’s a brand-new 2-ply from Plymouth, and I … Continue reading »

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Another CustomFit Adventure

This time I decided to use “Expert Mode”–you don’t really need to be an expert, but it’s a great way to combine just the details you have in mind. I started by swatching Kenzington from Skacel Knitting’s HiKoo line.  I decided on a 4×2 ribbing, but I was undecided about which would be the right … Continue reading »

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Please welcome the delightful Mrs. Crosby to Yarn Folk

She was kind enough to send along her Hat Box in 10 delicious colors.  Merino, silk, and cashmere in a 317 yard sport weight put-up.

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