Tag Archives: yarn

Joy Birthday Socks

Dear Royce: I really wanted to use the yarn you sent for my birthday on a small shawlette but could not find something that worked, at least not anything very lacy. So I made socks. Toe-up, Crazy Hoes & Teals. … Continue reading

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Surprise Yarn in the Mail!

Dear Royce and Attentive Readers: Thank you for your very kind words on my Aidez sweater. (The yarn is Cascade’s Ecological Wool.) I love your Opal Handpaint socks! Those socks rock! I still like Opal yarn for socks and have … Continue reading

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Leftovers, Dryer Balls, and Hugh

Dear Royce: I just stumbled across this article published last year on things to do with yarn leftovers. Some of the ideas were new to me. My sister asked me about wool felted dryer balls. Had I made them? What … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, 2014!

Dear Royce: As usual, time just got away from me. I would have news to write to you with but didn’t seem to set down to do it. As I write this, I am attired in a t-shirt, fleece shirt, shawl, … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Lady Violet’s Dinner Gauntlets KAL

Dear Royce and ComfyKittyKnitter: It’s so fun to KAL with people you know. We did do the Wendy Mystery shawl KAL in June and this new KAL is just the ticket to get my knitting mojo running at top speed. … Continue reading

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Swatch!

Dear Royce, I started the Mystery Shawl KAL today—at least I got 313 stitches cast on and knitted 2 rows. Above is my swatch, which I duly knitted, washed, blocked, and photographed. Of course it’s red, which is hard to … Continue reading

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