April 2021 Yarn Clubs Reveal

Each month, I offer a mystery yarn club and today I’m excited to reveal the April Clubs. If you are interested in joining the club, you can find them here. In general, I use a photo as inspiration for the colorway and the rest is a surprise. I offer the clubs in a mystery skeinContinue reading “April 2021 Yarn Clubs Reveal”

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”

Crafty Update – March 2021

Well hello there world. It’s been a while since I posted on the blog, but I’m more than happy to be back in action. I’ll be catching you up in some crafty goodness. In general, I plan for this blog to mirror my YouTube channel to provide those who can’t or don’t want to watchContinue reading “Crafty Update – March 2021”

FO Friday – Golden Dusk MKAL

I recently finished my Golden Dusk MKAL shawl, which is my first FO in a long time! The usual details first:Pattern: Golden Dusk MKAL / Tamy GoreYarn: agirlandherwool / Silk DK / 4 Spices CollectionNeedle: Size 6Cast on: 10/19/2020Cast off: 1/17/2021The pattern page on Ravelry can be found here. I have a finished object! IContinue reading “FO Friday – Golden Dusk MKAL”

What I Wish I Knew When I Started my Hand Dyed Yarn Business

I’m continuing my business series on reflecting at the early years of the business. I talked about why I started my hand dyed yarn business, how I started it and now I’m reflecting on decisions I made and how I grew from them. I’m using the term “What I Wish I Knew” lightly as someContinue reading “What I Wish I Knew When I Started my Hand Dyed Yarn Business”

January 2021 Yarn Clubs Reveal

Now that the January clubs have arrived at their homes, I’m here to talk about them and the inspiration behind it. Starting in January, I offered up the club as a mystery skein, with an optional contrast skein, or as a mini skein set. For both options, I used the same inspirational photo. My mainContinue reading “January 2021 Yarn Clubs Reveal”

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”