Spinning Fiber Into Gold

Spinning Fiber into Gold, or How I Blew the Yarn Budget 50% Qiviut/50% Silk from Windy Valley Muskox While we were in Alaska, I was on a mission to find qiviut – the insanely soft yarn made from the inner fiber of the muskox.  Our first stop was the Large Animal Research Station at the…
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Olympic Training

Hours of dedicated training time.  Sore muscles, anguished cries and the hope that maybe this time I can pull it off.  That’s right, I’m in training for the Olympics.  The Knitting Olympics anyway.  The Knitting Olympics is something that The Yarn Harlot started several years back.  It only happens (at least for Stephanie Pearl McPhee)…
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