Category: Yarn

Needles and Yarn, the yarn store in Kuwait {an Interview}

Last week I discovered a gem in Kuwait.  A little yarn store called Needles and Yarn.  The first thing you notice when you walk in is how sunny and bright it is.  With a huge window, the natural sunlight makes all the yarn look magical.  If…

Rainbow yarn

I got two balls of Knit Picks Felici in Rainbow I have used it before to make: Socks Fingerless Mittens And pencil sleeves To say that I loved it would be an understatement. I did a little Ravelry searching and found some gorgeous projects made with…

What to knit with a single skein of handdyed sock yarn?

I have four very beautiful skeins of hand dyed yarn.  So beautiful in fact, that I am having trouble winding them into balls, let alone knitting them up.  But, at the end of the day it is just yarn, right? Right? Just say it is. I…

Hand Dyeing Cotton Yarn – An Adventure and a tutorial

I have been wanting to dye my own yarn for a long time, but always felt intimidated. I am not sure why I felt intimidated, I thought it would be too difficult, time consuming, expensive and messy. Well it is messy and a little time consuming…

The sock yarn has arrived

I ordered sock yarn from Countess Ablaze on etsy and it arrived and I am in love. My daughter asked for purple socks, and it seems to me that I actually like purple a lot I just never knew it. The skeins come beautifully wrapped in…