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Yarn Destash – Round 1

Turns out that culling yarn is more emotionally challenging than books. Each yarn acquisition, whether purchase or gift, has a story behind it, but I'm slowly getting through the containers I can get to. That's another story. You can find my first round of Destash yarn and contact me on my Ravelry Trade or Sell… Continue reading Yarn Destash – Round 1

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Book Destash – Round 1

I've added the first of the destash books to my Ravelry Sell or Trade page  You'll need to log in to Ravelry to see them, but they include: Debbie Bliss: Baby Knits This is the original edition Lily Chin: The Urban Knitter Dale Yarn Co.: Knit Your Own Norwegian Sweater Classic designs and fit Jean… Continue reading Book Destash – Round 1

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Local Destash and Fiber Fest – May 24

If you are in the neighborhood (any knitters coming in for Eurovision 2019?), the Israeli Ravelry Group, Yarn & Falafel, will be having its annual Fiber Fest on May 24 in Tel Aviv's Park Hayarkon, at the northeast corner near the Rose Garden, which is not far from where the tent city for Eurovision will… Continue reading Local Destash and Fiber Fest – May 24

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Speaking of Mittens…

Does it seem to you the weather has been bouncing back and forth between extremes? Even our sunny winter days here on the coast have had single digit (ha!) temperatures at night, which is quite cold for where I live. My two grown sons asked me for something warm to wear on their hands, but chuckled when… Continue reading Speaking of Mittens…

Confessions · Destash · knitting


How could a yarnaholic (even a recovered one) not love that name and the philosophy behind Lynne Vogel's moebius pattern?! This was my knitting project/present to myself ahead of our trip to Norway in May and, thankfully, the yarns were waiting patiently in my stash; Four large skeins of Vitalgo Oxford in a dark charcoal… Continue reading Justify!

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Namaste Monroe

Dark, lovely Monroe and I had a short affair, but, sadly, things just didn't work out between us.  Rather than sitting unloved in my closet, here's an opportunity for you to take Monroe home with you. Vital Stats (via the Namaste, Inc. website): "Organize in style with the Monroe bag, featuring a unique 3-compartment storage… Continue reading Namaste Monroe

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Poll: When a Yarnaholic Destashes, It Means That…

As a part of my determined efforts to cut down the number of loafers in the Staff Room at "Ms. Yarnaholic's School for Wayward Skeins"(tm), there's no choice left but to make some serious, gut-wrenching decisions as to who what stays and what goes. Since this is going to take quite a while (evidence here,… Continue reading Poll: When a Yarnaholic Destashes, It Means That…