Tag: yarn

Review – Darn Good Yarn Silk Ribbon & Chiffon Ribbon

Today I am writing about a sweater kit I recently ordered from Darn Good Yarn, “a wholesaler and retailer of original recycled yarns, clothing and home goods.” The kit is for a sweater knit with their Reclaimed Sari Silk Ribbon.  There are several links to yarn by this name on their site, but they all…

Fun with M***c Balls

OK, so you know I don't like to use the "m" word when it comes to knitting, because KNITTING is not actually MAGIC. But a few weeks ago, in my "what-I-want-to-knit-this-year" list, I mentioned a yarn-usage technique that is often known as the "magic ball".  Because this isn't actually a knitting technique so much as…

My Knitting Wish List for 2010

Hey, I finally put together a list for What I Want to Knit This Year! Yeah, well, so what if it's mid-February? This idea has been kind of nagging at me for a month or so — but what finally prompted me to get it down on paper was an incident last week, when Linda…

An Easier Way to Recycle Used Yarn

Over at Knitting Daily, today’s post talks about how to “get the kinks out” of yarn after frogging a TOAD.  (And if that didn’t make any sense, you may want to read about online knitting jargon here.) Actually, I think it’s more like “getting the KNITS out” — and believe me, I’ve done my share.…

Girliest. Yarn. Ever.

And it's MINE!  Yay! This yarn comes from "Plum Crazy Ranch", and I bought it within 30 minutes of arriving at OFFF on Saturday morning.  The creator said she'd had it hanging up for a year and a half — which at first I thought meant, no one had bought it for a year and…