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New Pattern: Spring Silk: Slouchy Recycled Silk Yarn Hat

March 30, 2012

An excerpt from Patterns

Free Pattern Friday!!! My friend Brandi runs this fabulous animal rescue. She’s an incredible fiber artist and processor. Please visit her site: thefiberofmybeing.net and be sure to hit up her etsy shop too If you ever wanted to play with…

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New Pattern: Knittynudo handcrafted curiosities- you can make one too!

March 27, 2012

An excerpt from Patterns

Hi all! I'm Caroline, the creator of Knittynudo! If you haven't found Knittynudo yet, it's a collection of handcrafted curiosities… I daily design, knit, felt and crochet my way to happiness in creating little creatures that people can own…

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A giveaway!

March 18, 2012


New Pattern: A Home For My Sunnies: Recycled Silk Yarn Sunglasses Holder

March 16, 2012

An excerpt from Patterns

We’re almost there! Sunglasses weather! And with fluorescents and bold prints being all the rage this season, you need a fashionable home for your sunnies. (sunglasses:) ) Personally, I’ve really been loving large framed glasses and I needed a…

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10 Fun Fact about Me and Darn Good Yarn

March 12, 2012

Here are 10 fun facts about me and Darn Good Yarn:
1- Darn Good Yarn saved 6,000 pounds of waste from going into landfills last year and turned it into fantastic yarn!
2- My favorite book is Atlas Shrugged
3- Darn Good Yarn just sponsored two daughters of one of the spinners who makes “Darn Good Yarn” to go to school this semester!
4- I’ve moved my house and my business 10 times in 5 years
5- I’m from NJ originally, now I’m in Maine!
6- I love wearing bright colored lipstick
7- My favorite movie(s) are Kill Bill 1&2
8- I’m a lazy knitter–Sure I can make the complicated but I like things simple that fit into my schedule
9- My favorite meal I like to cook is roasted duck with roasted brussel sprouts
10- I am in love with my business–I never feel like I’m working and it always warms my heart when I see the projects that people make with my yarn

 

Happy Monday Loveys!

xo,

Nicole

How to make a simple bracelet and Super Drama-riffic Day at DGY–get a glimpse of the craziness!

March 12, 2012

New Pattern: Flower pot sweater made from recycled silk yarn

March 11, 2012

An excerpt from Patterns

My girl over at   But check out this great flower pot sweater she made! Click here to download the pattern:

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New Pattern: 3 of a Kind Rockin’ Necklaces that are totally easy to make

March 9, 2012

An excerpt from Patterns

Heya style divas. Need a quick craft that give you some cool color and cool texture? Then try this fantastic project out. Wanna see it in video? Check it out here Love, Nicole

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