Category Archives: knitting

Ready for the playoffs!

My local yarn pushers, Purlescence Yarns, had Claudia of Claudia Handpainted Yarns custom-dye yarn to match the San Jose Sharks team colors. They borrowed a jersey from a fellow Sharks-obsessed knitter, ran off to the nearest paint store, matched the colors with paint chips, and then sent the paint chips off to [...]

A very happy sock knitter…

My first installment of the 2007 Rockin’ Sock Club came and, as expected, it’s fabulous. The little emergency stash keychain is too damn cute; I’ll put it on my scissors to make them easier to find. I was afraid that my brutal handling of my car keys would be too harsh for the [...]

Bankers frak small women-owned yarn company over

The Yarn Harlot has a righteous rant about how Blue Moon Fiber Arts had to deal with a dipshit bank that doesn’t understand that dedicated, nay obsessed, sock knitters are willing to fork out a fair bit of discretionary income for periodic shipments of awesome sock yarn that isn’t yet available to the general public. [...]

This gladdens my geeky knitter’s heart

Kimberly Chapman designed a knitted DNA double helix model.
Edited to fix the link 8/27/06 2240 PST, thanks Katherine!

Hm, not *everything* has to be knit…

Despite her nom du blog, the closest the Yarn Harlot gets to NC-17 stuff is when she comes across some wonderfully soft yarn that she just wants to wallow in and rub all over herself. I can’t blame her for that, I’ve gone all nuts over a big stash of Malabrigo, or baby alpaca, [...]

When cats and yarn collide

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Cat wriggling into yarn stash
Miss Snickers, the Queen of Frelling Everything, better not try this at home.