Yarn Stash Update – What is Yarn Joy?

Hello crafty world! Today, I’ll be talking all about my yarn stash. Yup – airing the yarn out, spring cleaning, joyful testing and all that stuff we just don’t talk about. I actually do not live with any yarn stash shame – Yarn Dyer! Hi! but I do understand that not everyone likes to talkContinue reading “Yarn Stash Update – What is Yarn Joy?”

2021 Goals Reflection – Quarter 1

It’s now April, which means we are one quarter of the way through the year. It also means Spring is coming, winter is ending and there’s a lot to look forward to. Before moving onto the months ahead, I’m spending some time reflecting backwards. In doing so, I’ll be setting myself up for what’s toContinue reading “2021 Goals Reflection – Quarter 1”

2021 Goals – agirlandherwool

Setting goals for 2021 is hard because I really don’t know what this year will look like. There’s a possibility I’m back to commuting to work, traveling on weekends or continuing to stay home. However, I’m setting goals now assuming life is as it currently is and if I need to change them during theContinue reading “2021 Goals – agirlandherwool”

How I Started a Hand Dyed Yarn Business

Now that vlogmas is over, I’m back to my business series about how I started up my yarn business and where I currently am with it. I have a few more posts that I will be adding to this series over the next few weeks and then I plan to revisit it over the years.Continue reading “How I Started a Hand Dyed Yarn Business”

Why I started a Hand Dyed Yarn Business

Note from Lauren of the future…. I wrote this post back in November and never clicked publish! I’ll be continuing this series this month, so this is a great way to catch up. I often get asked how I got into yarn dyeing and I figured it warranted a blog post. In fact, I planContinue reading “Why I started a Hand Dyed Yarn Business”

Shopping at agirlandherwool.com

If you look closely, you may notice something new at agirlandherwool.com. That’s right, I launched a shop here on my website. No worries, my Etsy shop isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Why decide to open a shop here on your site?There are quite a few reasons why having a shop here on my site inContinue reading “Shopping at agirlandherwool.com”

Changing Things Up & Why it Helps our Creativity

Today I’m going to be writing a bit about something I’ve been both experiencing and thinking about over the past few weeks. The title kind of gives it away, but it starts with me lacking some motivation to craft. When I first started knitting and then for the past few years, I’ve done nothing butContinue reading “Changing Things Up & Why it Helps our Creativity”

#agahwFadeDyeALong Skein 2 – Thoughts of a Yarn Dyer

I’m currently dyeing up a fade kit over on my YouTube channel and I’ve been looking to the viewers to influence how the skein will be dyed next. I think it’s been pretty successful and last week, I posted the Skein #2 Dye with Me. The event itself has certainly been a learning experience forContinue reading “#agahwFadeDyeALong Skein 2 – Thoughts of a Yarn Dyer”

Yarn of the Month Club – July – September Recap

Today I shipped off the September shipment of the yarn of the month club. This is pretty exciting for me as it wrapped up the first 3 month yarn club as well. I can’t help but reflect back on the club now that three months have past. Did you want to order the September club?Continue reading “Yarn of the Month Club – July – September Recap”

The Short and Long of Knitting Sleeves

At this point in my knitting “career” (but really, knitting hobby, spare time, whatever we want to call it), I have knit myself 7 sweaters. Ironically, most of them are all the same-ish color, but that’s not the point for today. When I started knitting sweaters, I followed the pattern exactly. This makes the mostContinue reading “The Short and Long of Knitting Sleeves”