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Let there be Mud!

It was finally so warm that the shoes got kicked off .  The yard isn't pretty yet, but the daffodils and day lilies are starting to sprout!

Yes.  Spring has finally graced our little corner of the world.  It seems overnight we’ve gone from snowblowers and parkas to throwing all the windows open and ferrying ladybugs out to safety.  Thick winter boots have been traded in for muck lucks to traverse wide swathes of mud.  And who could stay holed up in the studio when the landscape is finally inviting you to be part of it again.  Certainly not me and my ever faithful crew.  The front stoop become the official hookery of the day.

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Long Awaited and Well Worth It


I kid you not.  I have been waiting for this yarn shipment since November.  Well.  Maybe it was October.  And, finally!  Finally!  It is here!  And it is simply gorgeous.  My heart is palpitating.  The colors are just amazing, as their names would indicate:  mood indigo, teal bosque, lemon drizzle, verde spring, coral sunset, sweet sage, wild rose, and cornflower creek.  I’m not sure if I should knit with these yarns or just eat them up, they are so yummy.  Talk about eye candy.  Spring arrived in a package from UPS yesterday.

eat your fiber!

This is my favorite organic and fair trade yarn.  The dyes are the epitome of environmentally responsible, and many of the colors are even vegan.  I can barely wait to get this yarn washed up and ready to knit.  I’m having visions of little baby leg warmers, cotton cozy toes, elegant shawls, and funky fingerless gloves.  If only my hands could knit as fast as my imagination comes up with these things.

eat it with a spoon
that's what I'm sayin'