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The Great Mini-Skein Split of 2011-2012

14 colorways. 2 skeins per colorway. 10 participants. 3 different mini-skein size put-ups. Whew. Three Irish Girls was retiring 14 of their colorways, and as it turned out, they were all colorways I hadn’t tried. I was wondering how I could possibly get my hands on all of them without breaking the bank, and then […]

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Anatomy of a big box

I was sitting quietly in the office, minding my own business, when a loud thump! from the porch startled me. I looked up–the porch is right outside my window–and saw the mailman heading back down the stairs. “A package big enough to thump?” I said to myself. “It must be something good!” I headed outside and […]

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