Sunday, May 06, 2007

Yarn Stash and new addictions



Ok so I have a stash.....it doesn't take up rooms, or even walls, currently it lives in a sterilite tote that I can't get the cover on......if I took all of the roving out it would seal but that's OK. I have those yarns you see and you don't know what you are going to do with, but you just HAVE to have it.








Like this Harrisville Orchid yarn which is wool, merino, and cashmere. I bought 3 skeins of the pinkish red for a hat and scarf set, I have the hat done, but have yet to design th perfect scarf. The other color I knew was destined for a sweater, but as of yet have not found the "perfect"pattern. I know it will have to be "aran-ish" I am not stressing out about it, taking the Elizabeth Zimmerman approach. I keep going back to it and waiting for it to tell me what it wants to be.

Then please tell me I am not the only one who does this. A while
ago I bought 2 skeins of the coveted Socks that Rock Yarn. I immediately knit a pari of GORGEOUS jaywalkers and LOVED them.....and I so want to knit the last skein up (bottom of photo at right) but if I knit it up it will be gone. So I look at it and long to knit it but I don't want to not have any. Am I strange or what?










Random yarny ness. Some Brown Sheep cotton and merino.











































Randomm goodys and left overs.
























And here is the roving. I have it to make stuffed mittens and stuff






























And then this.....this is really lucsious...but I have no idea what to do with it. It is home grown mohair........I started a hat but it was not whatI wanted so I need to frog and start from scratch.......perhps some lace.


And then for the new addictions.....well it seems I finally figured out podcasts.......and after a few suggestions from the blog keeper at I like Yarn
I have found a few that I really like
1) Lime and Violet
2) Cast On
3)Pointy Sticks

There are sevral others I am trying out but so far these are the best of all worlds......L&V are like having a SNB right in your house with your 2 best friends, Cast On is jst calming andentertaining all in one, and pointy sticks is Educational....KnitPicks has a good one 2, I justleistened to thier 2nd podcast......thanks to I LIKE yarn for her help and input! I love it!

1 comment:

Mrs. H said...

Woohoo! Flash that stash, girl! LOL

Podcast alert... Stash and Burn is good, and so is It's A Purl, Man.