Episode 37 – Falling Down and Updating

12 Jun


Dyepots – Everything I’ve been dyeing the last few weeks is making its way to the shop.  This week’s update will have all of the sock and worsted yarns, superwash merino, superwash merino/tencel, and corriedale cross fibers, as well as four spindle kits and six stand-alone spindles.  There will be another huge update next week, which should get me current with my inventory.

Tomorrow’s shop update will be happening at 5pm EST.  That’s an hour earlier so don’t forget!


Processes – I created an Evernote file to store my colorway descriptions and fiber content/info.  This means when I list colorways and fibers I’ve used before I can just copy and paste from the files instead of re-writing them every time.  This is MUCH faster!  I can’t believe it took me so long to do this.

I also am putting everything up in the Big Cartel shop and setting them all as “coming soon” so you guys can peruse the wares before the craziness that is tomorrow’s update.  I’m hoping this is something you all enjoy.  Let me know if you feel otherwise!


Growth – I am not working a summer job, which should allow me to focus on Highland Handmades and Intention Yarns full time.  I may even have time to design again!  Look for more bases and fibers to show up in the shop soon.  I hope you’re as excited as I am!


Knitting – I have been knitting.

Girasole is about 10 points further ahead than last time.

La Vie de Bois #2 is ready for gusset increases

Summer Mystery Shawlette is done and blocked.  I love it!

I’m about to cast on a Starving Artist hat in my own Basswood Bulky.  I hope to have that done quickly.


Grabby Hands –  I bought a LOT of stuff in the last few weeks.  A LOT!

Reese’s Pieces Self Striping Sock Yarn from Fibernymph Dye Works.

Fraggle Rock Rockin’ Roving from Keegan Lane Yarns

Wool/Alpaca blend yarn in blues from Good Karma Farm

Fairy Dust Sock Yarn in the Blue Jay Colorway from Enchanted Knoll Farm


I was also given some wonderful gifts:

Yak and camel fibers from my friend Alynxia

a fantastic apron from Kate of DomestiKated Darling

Buttons and other goodies in my packages from Fibernymph and Keegan Lane Yarns









One Response

  1. Lisa says:

    Oh, kewl!!! Your Reese’s Pieces looks so nice all caked up! Can’t wait to see your socks. I’m impressed with your math in figuring out how many stripes you’ll get per sock…I usually just wing it. 😉

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