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Now, about that yarn…

Three Irish Girls is introducing 4 new non-wool blends in their line-up: a bamboo/cotton worsted, a cotton/rayon sport, a bamboo/cotton fingering, and a 100% silk lace. The only one I didn’t purchase was the lace; it was gorgeous and I loved the colors, but I don’t do a lot with lace weight yarn. Silk looks […]

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Talk to me, yarn; I’m listening

Steve doesn’t believe that yarn talks to me. When I first tried to explain this to him, he laughed. Then he just rolled his eyes. Now he quietly does internet searches for knitting friendly straight jackets. (Fortunately for me, he hasn’t found any yet.) But it does talk to me; I know I’m not the […]

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Maryland Sheep and Wool 2011, Day 1

I’m rather late with this, I know…but I had a lot of administrative work to do after this one, as you’ll see… The first day of MDSW, Saturday, is my day at the festival. I go on my own, so I can get there as early as I’d like, stay as long I want, and […]

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A glimpse at a shawl

I’ve been knitting away at the Faraway, So Close shawl that I’m making for my friend. I’m not sure I can adequately put words to how much I’m loving this. The look I’ve got right now is different than what I’d planned. Initially, I was going to knit the shawl entirely in the Glimpse colorway. […]

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Almost a year ago, I wrote a post on my old blog about how Three Irish Girls yarn was full of infallible baby dust…based solely on the empirical evidence of the number of 3IGers who were expecting. Unfortunately, sometimes pregnancies don’t work out the way we hope. Several months ago, one of our members lost […]

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