Maybe, it was the thrill of the package. Maybe, it is the yearning for something positive as we live in social distancing parameters, or maybe it is the fact that I have never knitted with this yarn before, but this post is nothing more than a shout-out for the exquisite yarn called Tinde.… Comfort or Shout-Out
Funny, when I receive a new Vogue Knitting magazine, I tend to have two emotions. The first is, of course, excitement as anyone who follows my knitting knows that I believe VK stands well above any other publication for outstanding knitting fashion, photography, and inspiration. The other emotion I notice is fear. I hear myself saying, “Oh, No!! How many of these projects am I going to fall in love with?” With an already extended stash and plans for far too many projects in the future, it is frustrating feasting my eyes on more. The projects in this particular issue, Vogue Knitting, Collector’s Issue Holiday 2011 were posted with an alphabetical theme.
It appears the package of mismatched dye lots must have been received by the scandalous company as I now see a refund on my account. Of course, there is this thing called a re-stocking fee, shipping, and who-knows-what-else so I see I have been docked $22.25. I suppose I will take it. … Yarning About Dye Lots (Part 2 of 2)
You might think purchasing yarn a simple matter. I’ve had questions and heard comments from non-knitters that remind me that purchasing yarn is anything BUT simple. Such questions as “So, what’s the difference between “craft” yarn versus yarn purchased at a yarn store or specialty shop?” or “Why do you order online? Can’t you find yarn, locally?” … Yarning About Dye Lots (Part 1 of 2)