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Knit Me: Kraemer Yarns, Perfection Worsted

A few months ago Kraemer Yarns offered me the opportunity to try their Perfection Worsted yarn. I believe I’ve knitted with Perfection Worsted once before, but I was eager to try more. Kraemer Yarns is a U.S. mill that has been open and continuously running for more than 100 years. They produce sturdy, fine quality… Continue reading Knit Me: Kraemer Yarns, Perfection Worsted

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Knit Me: Briggs & Little Super and Country Roving

When Briggs & Little offered me the opportunity to try some of their bulkier weight yarns, I jumped at the chance. A few years ago I made some thrummed mittens out of some terribly itchy wool and I wanted to try again. I decided to order the Super (Super Bulky, 85 yds/113g) in Magenta with… Continue reading Knit Me: Briggs & Little Super and Country Roving

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Knit Me: Curls 3 by Hunter Hammersen

Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to review Hunter Hammersen’s latest offering: Curls 3, Versatile ,Wearable Wraps to Knit at any Gauge. I’ve been interested in knitting a “curl” since the first version of the book and clearly I have some catching up to do! Curls 3 takes Hunter’s basic premise of the… Continue reading Knit Me: Curls 3 by Hunter Hammersen

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Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay Cabrito and Gloria

Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Cabrito.  Cabrito is a laceweight mohair dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying methods creating 12 gorgeous colorways on soft, fluffy yarn. Cabrito is an 80% mohair/20% polyamide blend and comes in 25g skeins with 230 yards/210… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay Cabrito and Gloria

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Knit Me: Mountain Colors Twizzlefoot Sock Yarn

When Mountain Colors offered me a chance to try their Twizzlefoot Sock Yarn I was very interested in trying some. Mountain Colors offers gorgeous colorways, but mohair tends to make me itch, so I’ve been hesitant to try their Bearfoot base despite its rave reviews. But silk and wool? How could I resist???? Twizzlefoot Sock… Continue reading Knit Me: Mountain Colors Twizzlefoot Sock Yarn

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Knit Me: Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton Yarn

A few months ago, Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in trying some beautiful organic cotton yarn from Appalachian Baby Design.  The company is located in West Virginia, in the Appalachians, and in creating children’s designs out of organic yarns from small-scale U.S. sustainable family-owned cotton farms, sheep ranches and family-owned mills. Appalachian… Continue reading Knit Me: Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton Yarn