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CustomFit

Surgery.

A skill that I have developed over time is the ability to fix problems in my knitting that happened…oh, let’s just say awhile ago. Even if you’ve been knitting for awhile, even if you knit A LOT, there are going to be times when you should have gone to bed half an hour ago, or … Continue reading »

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Last call

Today is the final day of the CustomFit Trunk Show’s stay at Yarn Folk.  I will miss these sweaters! Here’s a look at the last one made by another shop.   Yarn Folk: Who are you, where are you located, and how long has your shop offered CustomFit? Sunni: I’m Sunni Scrivner from Yarn in Eureka. Our … Continue reading »

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A look at Eddy

We’re in the last week of hosting the CustomFit trunk show at Yarn Folk, so here’s a look at Alisa’s sweater–with a bonus picture of actual human in the sweater!  Yarn Folk: What’s your name, where are you located, and when did your shop introduce CustomFit to your customers? Firefly Fibers: My shop is Firefly Fibers and … Continue reading »

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A look at Stonington

 Another Q&A with a CustomFit Trunk Show contributor! Yarn Folk: Who are you, where are you located, and when did your shop introduce CustomFit?   Yarn Underground: Shelley Stone from The Yarn Underground, Moscow Idaho; The Yarn Underground. We introduced CustomFit in 2015. YF: How did you choose the sweater you contributed? How about the yarn?  YU: This is … Continue reading »

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Continuing with the virtual trunk show…Harbor Island

I’m enjoying my correspondence with other CustomFit shops, and I hope you are, too! Today we are featuring Harbor Island, a V-neck cardigan. Yarn Folk: What’s your name, where are you located, and when did your shop introduce CustomFit to your customers? JH: Judi Hederich at My Sister’s Yarn Shop, Green, Ohio. After visiting Yvonne at Natural … Continue reading »

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CustomFit Trunk Show Up Close

Welcome to a guided tour of the CustomFit trunk show! Stop in at Yarn Folk through the end of the month to see the sweaters in person. Yarn Folk: Who are you, where are you located, and when did your shop introduce CustomFit to your customers? Justine: Justine Malone, of Cast Away + Folk in … Continue reading »

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Unbreakable.

It’s 101 degrees out there, so I thought, you know, I should finish a sweater. I even went so far as to put it on. This is my sixth CustomFit sweater, and it is a lightly modified version of Inlet, one of Amy Herzog’s basic designs from the CustomFit Winter/Spring 2015 Collection. My changes were … Continue reading »

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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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