I Love Yarn Day – 2020
This Saturday, October 10, 2020 is official “I Love Yarn Day” for 2020. Seems a bit unnecessary, no?
I Love Yarn Day Is Everyday for QueerJoe
Sorry to inflict some yarn-bragging on you today. I am definitely not the most obsessive when it comes to stash acquisition.
Nor am I the least obsessive. But suffice it to say, I do love yarn.
Wool, handspun, acrylic, fingering, coned, hand-dyed, commercial. It doesn’t matter. I love all yarn
A number of years ago, Thaddeus and I went to Martha’s Vineyard on a beach vacation with his sister’s family. I decided to take a break from knitting and brought no yarn/needles/project with me. Two days into this silly experiment, I finally started to spin the family’s dog hair into yarn (I fashioned an old plastic container cover and pencil into a drop-spindle). When I had enough yarn, I found an old pair of chopsticks and started to knit.
It was dirty, greasy, disgusting yarn. But it was yarn. And it satisfying the jonesing enough until I got back home.
So, this coming Saturday, I won’t be doing anything differently than I usually do. I will still love yarn.
Do any of y’all participate in a different way?
Can anyone identify the yarn I’m using from my current cowl project? In the five minutes it took me to create this yarn explosion, I found the yarn (I was glad, so I can make a second one if this one turns out well).
There was a lot of progress made on the Subtle Striped Cowl in the last two days.
I only have three more inches of wide-ribbing to complete on this garment before I bind off and block it. So far, I’m very happy with the look and the feel of it.