Yarn Clubs -New Clubs for 2021

Hello! Happy Saturday. I hope you all have a great weekend and get to cozy up with some crafting. I am busy dyeing all of the Radvent Wrap kits this weekend. I can’t help start prepping for 2021 though and so I’m outlining some new clubs coming to the agirlandherwool shop! Also – December clubsContinue reading “Yarn Clubs -New Clubs for 2021”

Diary of a Yarn Dyer – Testing New Dyes

Last week on YouTube, I posted my biweekly vlog where I dye yarn and talk through my thoughts and techniques. The topic for that vlog was about testing a new to me dye and learning about the characteristics of the dye. Generally, when I’m dyeing up new colorways, I have some sort of idea aboutContinue reading “Diary of a Yarn Dyer – Testing New Dyes”

MKAL Recap – Slipstravanganza and Golden Dusk – Clue 2

Hey everyone! I’m here to recap the MKALs that I’m working on so SPOILER ALERT. It shouldn’t be too much of a spoiler warning because I am behind, but I don’t want to ruin anything for anyone. This is supposed to be fun after all. I recently finished clue 2 for both the Stephen WestContinue reading “MKAL Recap – Slipstravanganza and Golden Dusk – Clue 2”

Shop News – Oct 2020

Hello crafty friends! It’s a rainy and dreary week here in South Jersey and there’s nothing like fun and colorful yarn to brighten it all up. We’re actually painting the walls of our home (no neon unicorn here though), and so it seems like a perfect time to fill you all in on some ShopContinue reading “Shop News – Oct 2020”

Diary of a Yarn Dyer – Fade Dye Along Recap

We recently wrapped up a fade dye along and I wanted to do a little reflection on the series and where you will see the dye with mes go from here. Make sure you check out the series on YouTube. Before we get into it, I will be hosting a LIVE dye with me sessionContinue reading “Diary of a Yarn Dyer – Fade Dye Along Recap”

Fall Favorites – September 2020

With fall approaching, I’ve been thinking about all of the new things I have to look forward to and reflecting on fond memories of the past. Fall means cooler weather, wearing hand knits, appreciating nature and getting cozy. What’s not to love? Fall means cooler weather and I’m here for it. I’ve never been aContinue reading “Fall Favorites – September 2020”

FO Friday – Rainbow Showers

I recently finished my Rainbow Showers wrap, which is my first completed crochet project! The usual details first:Pattern: Rainbow Showers / Dana Freed FiddesYarn: Manos del Uruguay / Fino / Henrietta mini skein set (x2)Hook: Size E Cast on: 8/3/2020Cast off: 8/29/2020The pattern page on Ravelry can be found here. There it is! A finishedContinue reading “FO Friday – Rainbow Showers”

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”

FO Friday – Kentia Hat

I recently finished my Kentia Hat, just days after starting it. Gotta love a good quick knit to clear the palate. The usual details first:Pattern: Kentia Hat / Ambah O’BrienYarn: agirlandherwool / Silk DK / Majestic and Overnight OatsNeedles: Size 5 on a 16 inch cableCast on: 8/23/2020Cast off: 8/29/2020The pattern page on Ravelry canContinue reading “FO Friday – Kentia Hat”

#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”