Winter-inspired wool, yarn, and notions

Well, a cold front moved through and I have seen quite a few pictures of snowy parts of the country so I would say it is just about Winter! In spirit if not by the calendar. This week let's look at some wintry-inspired items!


Spin Me a Yarn

Spin Me a Yarn

Ocean Storm - well, this one isn't inspired by Winter but the colors are just perfect! Icy Blue and pale gray Rambouillet combed top, which is as soft as merino and pleasure to spin. 4 ounces $20





PassionKNITS Yarn

Winter Blues - Twinkle Toes fingering weight base is a bend of 75% superwash merino and 25% nylon with 463 yards per skein. A beautiful soft blue and grey makes a perfect combo!  $25






The Girl Who Crafted

Game of Thrones Collection: Wolves of Winter - A variegated grey-blue, grey, and white colorway on Northern Lights Sock, a blend of 75% superwash merino, 20% nylon and 5% Stellina in a 2 ply fingering weight yarn. There are 438 yards per skein.  $28






Yank Your Yarn

Yank Your Yarn

GoT Fans - you know who you are. These black and silver wire stitch markers are hand twisted and have an irridescent metallic bead. Snag free. Set of 10 stitch markers fits needles up to size US10/6mm. $9





Hecker Wool Works

Hecker Wool Works

Black Icelandic Lamb Combed Top -  2 ounces of very soft fiber lovingly hand combed by Cody. Hand processed thel - which rivals cashmere in softness - has a staple length of 3-4 inches and is lustrous and airy. This combed top will spin into a beautiful yarn. $4






Current Crafting

My goodness the last few weeks of this year seem to be flying! I am still battling tendonitis which has really limited my knitting. It's going on 2 months now and it's frustrating, I really miss making. I've managed to knit here and there for small amounts of time but no where near what I usually do.

Just for fun

For the last few years, Google has released a short video called The Year in Search. It's a snapshot of what the world searched for online and I have found them to be very moving. This year is no different. 

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