Daily Archives: March 10, 2012

Mystery Novel, Yarn & Metaphors

Today I worked knitting into novel I’m working on.  (One of the characters reaches into her bag and pulls out a half-knit tangled sock on four needles.)  Fiber arts are not the core of the book but will weave through … Continue reading

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Nice Yarn, Questionable Colors & Dye Baths

Several years ago I ordered several skeins of laceweight Shimmer (70% baby alpaca, 30% silk) from KnitPicks.  It was hand- and spaced-dyed purple, green and white.  When it arrived, I realized I didn’t like the color “in person” as much as … Continue reading

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