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New Pattern:

October 23, 2010

An excerpt from Patterns

Done with both lampshades! Such fun and cute projects! I'm really happy with the way both of them came out. This second lampshade use about 120g of Tibet Jewels Recycled Sari Ribbon Just watch the videos, check out the pictures…

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New Pattern: Part two of Sari Ribbon and Yarn Lampshades

October 22, 2010

An excerpt from Patterns

Want to learn how to make this cool lamp shade? First get the yarn: Get the Blender Yarn by clicking here. Then, just watch the video and follow the pictures! Get the Blender Yarn by clicking here. Need a lot…

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New Pattern: Part one of Sari Ribbon and Yarn Lampshades

October 22, 2010

An excerpt from Patterns

Oh goody! I love arts and crafts projects. Something about glue guns and instant gratification:) Stay tuned and I'm going to show you how make these different variations of lampshades using some Darn Good Yarn!

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New Featured Artist: Dinah Rose

October 22, 2010

An excerpt from Featured Artists

You know what I love about my job? That I get to meet so many incredible indy artists. Dinah is a fellow Darn Good Yarner. She showed me some of her works a while back (and while I was moving..hence…

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An Oldie but a Goodie: Mandala Time-Lapse Video

October 22, 2010

Go here to check it out. Just sit back and enjoy the video:

Namaste Darn Good Yarners!
Happy Friday!
~Nicole

New Featured Artist: Quilts and Sari Silk Ribbons and Yarns!

October 22, 2010

An excerpt from Featured Artists

Since moving to Utah, I've unearthed a to-do list that I had forgotten about. On this list was a note to share with all of you Darn Good Yarners the work of Veronica. She intergrates sariĀ  yarns into her amazing…

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Oh where, oh where have my little rights gone?

October 22, 2010

I don’t like to get into politics or policy debates that often but this morning I had Good Morning America on in another room when I heard about the story of Michael Roberts. He is a professional pilot who refused a full body scan and was grounded. Read more of the story here.

But, Michael, good for you.

Have you been through the airport’s new search techniques recently? Holy crap. As Michael and his legal council put it, “it’s a virtual strip search”.

Infuriating, unnecessary and humiliating. Where the hell have our rights gone people?!

Have you been through a similar search and want to vent…let it out here.

Recycled Sari Ribbon Color Choices

October 21, 2010

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If you having a problem choosing the right sari ribbon for your project, call or email us and we’ll send you pictures and help you on your crafting quest!

Environmental Benefits of Hemp

October 18, 2010

Looking for some great benefits of hemp? I found this wonderful article where you can read all about it: http://www.natural-environment.com/blog/2008/01/31/environmental-benefits-of-hemp/

The quick take-away:

  • Fast and robust growth
  • No herbicides/pesticides required
  • Suppresses weeds
  • Improves soil structure
  • Hemp produces lots of oxygen
  • Cleans up pollution

Ready to buy some hemp or nettle yarn? Click on this link

http://shop.darngoodyarn.com/product/the-natural-hemp-yarn

New Featured Artist: Fish Eye Rugs…OMG!

October 12, 2010

An excerpt from Featured Artists

When I got married, I got lucky. My mother-in-law was a craft-a-holic like me. So, our emails to each other usually consist of "oh, did you see this site", "omg look at what I found on Etsy". My MIL has…

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