11.26.2007

No knitting, but I am buried in yarn over here!

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I would say mine was pretty good. I ate way too much but that's cool. It's Thanksgiving!

I have been knitting a little bit here and there over the last few days, but today I wanted to show you what I did in between all the eating:The yarn factory has been in full swing! And it's going to be open again in about ten minutes. I am excited about all the yarn I have been dyeing for Strands over the last few days, but I am even more excited about this:Bears yarn!?!?! Yes, please! There are a few skeins of this on my Etsy site. Perfect for all the Chicago Bears fans in your life! :)

That's really all I have to show for you now.

I taught Mel how to knit on Friday. She learned so so quick and she has the most even tension for a new knitter that I have ever seen. It was seriously remarkable. I can't wait to see her garter stitch scarf!!

Happy knitting everyone! Hopefully I will have some knitting to show off later this week. :)

6 comments:

  1. Very pretty colors. Isn't it cool when you can teach someone to knit?

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  2. Hi. My scarf is about 8 inches long. I am enjoying it very much. I have discovered I am prone to poke my need THROUGH the yarn, rather than around it. This is a problem. However, if I pay very close attention, I can fix it. And when a row has too many stiches I just knit on two the next one. Pretty much... a few good rows, then a mistake, a few good rows...etc. I feel the mistakes are marks of love. :)

    thanks for being an excellent teacher.

    :)

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  3. Looks like you've been quite busy! Lovely yarn, even for a non-Bears fan. The question is can you make Philadelphia Eagles inspired yarn? Because my husband would love that!

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  4. Can't wait to see the Strands yarn! (I'm assuming its the worsted weight?).... LOL!

    Someday, with the real "soft" stuff - I want some blue jean denim stonewash type colors for socks!!

    The Bear colors look great! And is the cool yarn swift I see sitting back on your table?

    Mom and Dad brought me 5 more to sell!!!!!! You'll have to bump up your blog post about your swift!

    :)

    Hope to see you soon either on a Tuesday or at Strands...

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  5. No green and gold yarn for the Cheeseheads in your life? :)

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  6. Yay Bears yarn! I can't wait. If you're coming Sunday, send me the paypal whenever.

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