Yarn Review: Norah George Yarns “BFL Sock”

Yarn Review: Norah George Yarns “BFL Sock” in “Egg Nog”   First Impressions: I was a little nervous about this yarn, since it seemed rather thin compared to other yarn I’d been working with recently, but the hank looked gorgeous and everything was neatly packaged. The colours looked great in the hank.  I had not […]

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Yarn Review: The Lemonade Shop “Sparkle DK”

Yarn Review: The Lemonade Shop Sparkle DK, “Sparkle Stormy Day” First Impressions: It’s pretty? It’s sparkly and the yarn is nicely plied and plump – it’s definitely not a flat yarn – and the stellina is integrated nicely with it. It doesn’t sit out and poke out, but it’s still definitively visible – unlike some […]

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Yarn Review: Mothy and the Squid “Donegal Sock”

Yarn Review: Mothy and the Squid Donegal Sock First Impressions: The yarn comes in a hank, and neatly packaged; looks very similar to what was on my monitor. No surprises! I was excited about this yarn in particular as my husband and I are avid scuba divers who enjoy macro photography.     Preparing: Hank fit […]

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Yarn Review: Havirland “Pax Sock”

Yarn Review: Havirland, “Pax Sock” base First Impressions: Wound up in a ball – I’ve seen it called a “gobstopper ball” before – when it is a self-striping yarn. Frankensock kits are packaged up in a plastic bag, with each set of yarn wound up on a plastic bobbin (think the same as for embroidery […]

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