Monthly Archives: October 2007

wee tiny socks

Just a brief update of some wee tiny socks I knit for a mail art swap. I used this pattern and my smallest needles (US size 2) and the finest yarns I had: some fingering-weight unknown green stuff (the bag … Continue reading

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official Blog Action Day post

For Blog Action Day, I thought I’d write a bit about why I’m moving further away from commercially-prepped roving and spinning fibre. When I started spinning my own yarn, I’d never worked with raw fleece straight off the sheep’s (or … Continue reading

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vintage Red Cross knitting

Yesterday I ventured out into the chilly autumn rain (and forgot my umbrella) to go to a fabric flea market in the Glebe. I don’t have much need for fabric (I’m a lapsed quilter, and never learned to sew on … Continue reading

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coffee swap questionnaire

Having been sick for a week now, just about the only thing I have the energy to post is this questionnaire for the Knitter’s Coffee Swap 3 (because I clearly don’t have enough caffeine in my life already): 1. Whole … Continue reading

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renewable vs. sustainable (the Pidge, again)

You know, I hate to harp on one thing in particular (and in fact I’ve been working on a series of posts detailing the way I produce my yarns, start to finish–stay tuned for that), but I happened to look … Continue reading

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