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May 2021



Tag: Yarn

Xmas Knitting Haul

This holiday season, I had not one, not two, not even three, but four family Christmas celebrations to go to.  Luckily, they were spread out over the course of a week – I’m not sure how I would have survived otherwise. Also luckily, the people in my family know what I like: yarn and knitting […]

I Have a Type

Although we asked for nothing (or, to be completely accurate, asked to not be given any presents), I can’t say I’m upset that my new Mother in Law decided to get us a few wedding gifts anyway.  After all, she’s a lovely knitter and she understands that, sometimes, you just have to give a girl […]

It Just Followed Me Home

So, I might have mentioned earlier that I’ve been on a yarn diet for the past 4-5 years or so.  Not, mind you, that it’s had much of a slimming effect on my stash (although had I not been on a yarn diet for that period, I likely would need to buy a new house […]

For I Am Weak

So there was a sale at my favorite yarn store last weekend (starting on Thursday).  If it had just been me, I likely would have been strong enough to stay away from the building altogether. But I also have friends, and these friends are wonderfully effective enablers. My goal was to go with them to […]

That’s It, I’m Cut Off

Considering I just graduated from college a few years ago (thus giving you some idea of how young I am), I have a relatively impressive yarn stash.  In volumetric terms, it’s about 18 cubic feet (roughly half a cubic meter, for you metric types), and that’s under pretty heavy compression.  The only reason it’s not […]