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Tale of a bind off in this week’s newsletter. 

Right here.    

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Knitter’s Curiosity Cabinet Trunk Show

It came a day early, and Hunter Hammersen sent more pieces than I was expecting! Here are just a couple of the items.  Two of the twenty (!) pieces, these socks are knit at typical sock gauge (8/8.5 stitches per inch), but use Malabrigo Arroyo, a sport weight. GENIUS. They are so squishy!   

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This week at Yarn Folk

Check out this week’s newsletter here, and fill in the form in the sidebar to get it in your inbox every week.   (I finished the sweater!)    

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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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Waiting for Rain KAL

Waiting for Rain combines garter stitch with short row lace. We’re casting on tomorrow–care to play? 5-7 pm. I auditioned a couple of combinations for a two-color version, but this one was my fave.   

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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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When knitting attacks

AAAAGGGHH! Second time I ran out of yarn binding off my Technicolor Cowl!    

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Primer in Lace Cowl

Pattern repeats for the Primer in Lace Cowl add techniques gradually. There’s room in the class if you’d like to learn more about making holes in your knitting on purpose! We’ll cover using charts, “reading” your knitting, using markers, and lifelines. Wednesdays, January 6th & 13th, 5-7 pm, $20 + materials.    

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The Day Before

Options for the Seahawks fan in your life–Frolicking Feet Sock Yarn, or worsted, bulky, or sock yarn from Oink Pigments. Neon Now from Plymouth is another option!   

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