Yarn Update: MCN Sock & Some Good Buddies!!

Okay, so we’ve finished up some big orders, but the big kids don’t always get everything, so here’s some goodies d’squoosh. Enjoy!

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Email orders to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca to place all orders.  Let us know: 1)  what you would like to purchase, 2) where you live (state/province/country), and 3) whether you would like us to wind your yarn into cakes (charge of $1 per skein with proceeds going to our Otis Houndation).  A PayPal invoice will be mailed to you that includes airmail shipping (or surface mail if you’re in Ontario).  Please allow approx. 1 – 2 weeks for delivery in Canada, 1 – 3 weeks for deliveries to the United States, and 2 – 8 weeks for international shipping (and possibly a bit longer depending on where you are). For further information, see the bottom of this post.

Also, if you’re ordering yarn and are a Smart-Ass Knitters Club member, feel free to request having your yarn sent with your Club package. The shipping cost for additional regular-sized (50g – 115g) skeins is $1 per skein for Canadian and U.S. parcels, and slightly more for International Club packages. If you’re ordering a ton of skeins, we’ll figure out what the shipping would be on a by-order basis. Just mention in your order that you’d like to add the skeins to your Club shipment, and we’ll make the arrangements. After all, it’s what all the cool kids are doing nowadays!

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MCN Sock: merino/cashmere/nylon blend – 400 yards per skein – 115 g – $28

Oooo…Shiny…

1 Skein Available

Hootenany: Well It’s Chock Full Of Hoot, Just A Little Bit Of Nanny. (Oz)

Sold Out!

And Then Buffy Staked Edward. The End.

1 Skein Available

Goth To A Flame

Sold Out!

Also, I Can Kill You With My Brain. (River Tam)

Sold Out!

20,000 Lawyers Under The Sea (Court Jester Special Edition)

Sold Out!

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Superwash Worsted: 100% Superwash Merino, 200 yds, 115 g, $22 per skein

My World Is All Askew. (Willow)

Sold Out!

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Merino Silk Lace: 50% Merino/50% Silk, 720 yds, $35

When I Bit Into Him, I Could Hear The Ocean. (Drusilla)

1 Skein Available

Is She All Green And Fuzzy And Mossy?

1 Skein Available

I’ve Never Been Up With People Before. (Xander)

1 Skein Available

Tweety Of Versailles

1 Skein Available

I Made That Tape Special For Today!

1 Skein Available

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Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 390 yds/100g skein – $24

Have Fun Storming The Castle!

1 Skein Available

Hootenany – Well It’s Chock Full Of Hoot, Just A Little Bit Of Nanny. (Oz)

Sold Out!

You Punched The Highlights Out Of Her Hair!

1 Skein Available

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To purchase any of the above yarn, please send me an email at orders AT indigodragonfly.ca (replace AT with “@”, no spaces) indicating which colours(s) you would like, where you live and whether you want it shipped surface or air mail. First email request for each yarn/fibre secures it. I will send you a paypal invoice for the full amount plus shipping and ship the packages off within 3-5 days. Shipping charges to the US will start at $5.97 for surface mail and $7.61 for air mail. Canada Post doesn’t make shipping charges for Canadian or International packages easy, so a shipping quote will be sent as part of your invoice for your approval. You are welcome to cancel the order at that time. Best attempts are made to photograph colours accurately, however colours do differ from monitor to monitor (I’ve checked). I’ve also described the colours…and hope that helps. Custom orders (including dyeing or overdyeing your own fibre or yarn) are always welcomed! Just email me with what you have in mind.

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Yarn Update: Look What The Sheep Dragged In!

Hi; time for a new yarn update!

Since we haven’t updated this particular yarn base for a while, we thought it would be good to remind everyone about the soft, shiny goodness that is Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock. Also, due to costs at the wholesale level, we’re giving you a shot at the 4-Ply now at $29 per skein as the price will be going up to $32 as of July 1.

And since we have the time and everybody’s been (relatively) good and staying in their seats & not shooting spitballs, there’s a few extra yarn-y goodies after the 4-Ply happy happy, so make sure you read right to the end of this post!

And one last thing, if you’re ordering yarn and are a Smart-Ass Knitters Club member, feel free to request having your yarn sent with your Club package. The shipping cost for additional regular-sized (50g – 115g) skeins is $1 per skein for Canadian and U.S. parcels, and slightly more for International Club packages. If you’re ordering a ton of skeins, we’ll figure out what the shipping would be on a by-order basis. Just mention in your order that you’d like to add the skeins to your Club shipment, and we’ll make the arrangements. After all, it’s what all the cool kids are doing nowadays!

Okay, so here we go! Please send all orders to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca as Kim is presently out of the country. Thanx!

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Email orders to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca to place all orders.  Let us know: 1)  what you would like to purchase, 2) where you live (state/province/country), and 3) whether you would like us to wind your yarn into cakes (charge of $1 per skein with proceeds going to our Otis Houndation).  A PayPal invoice will be mailed to you that includes airmail shipping (or surface mail if you’re in Ontario).  Please allow approx. 1 – 2 weeks for delivery in Canada, 1 – 3 weeks for deliveries to the United States, and 2 – 8 weeks for international shipping (and possibly a bit longer depending on where you are). For further information, see the bottom of this post.

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Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $29   Please Note: Price per skein will be increasing to $32 as of July 1, 2012!

Sailor Bait: The Official Lipstick Of The 2012 Walk Of Shame

Sold Out!

Cute Cuddly Mutant Zombie Squirrels Of Doom

Sold Out!

Fringe Over Troubled Walter

Sold Out!

Polite Loner

Sold Out!

20,000 Lawyers Under The Sea

1 Skein Available (A.H.)

Nice To Meet You, Rose – Run For Yer Life! (The Doctor)

Sold Out!

Death By Helium: When Balloon Animals Go Bad (Special Edition)

Sold Out!

Knoll Coward

Sold Out!

Well Put Me On The Short Bus And Send Me Off To Clueless School. (Lorne The Host)

Sold Out!

Au Jus, Having Just Been Diagnosed As Lactose Intolerant, Was Now Officially The Unluckiest Cow In Britain. (Special Edition)

1 Skein Available (A.H.)

Lambada 3: It’s Tepid!

Sold Out!

Squid Wishes (Special Edition – last one!)

Sold Out!

Don’t Worry; This Capasan-38 Engine Is Like Gold!

1 Skein Available (A.H.)

Also, I Can Kill You With My Brain. (River Tam)

Sold Out!

More Tequila, Less Sunrise

 

2 Skeins Available (2 A.H.)

What The Hay?!

1 Skein Available (A.H.)

Bunnies, Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnies! (Anya)

1 Skein Available (A.H.)

Slutty Thursday Afternoon Things

Sold Out!

People Are Particularly Stupid Today. I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them.

Sold Out!

People Are Particularly Stupid Today. I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them. (Michel’s Gots The Blues Edition)

Sold Out!

Groverkill

Sold Out!

TARDIS

Sold Out!

Only, The Exact Phrase I Used Was, “Don’t.” (Inara)

Sold Out!

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Okay, time for a few other goodies!! (because we can!!!)

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Ah, the return of an old friend!

MCN Sock: merino/cashmere/nylon blend – 400 yards per skein – 115 g – $28

Bored Now. (Evil Willow)

Sold Out!

And Then Buffy Staked Edward. The End.

1 Skein Available

Goth To A Flame

Sold Out!

Also, I Can Kill You With My Brain. (River Tam)

Sold Out!

Squid Vicious

Sold Out!

Bunnies, Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnies! (Anya)

1 Skein Available

20,000 Lawyers Under The Sea (Court Jester Special Edition)

Sold Out!

I’ve Never Been Up With People Before. (Xander)

Sold Out!

A Thin Line Between Love And Batteries

1 Skein Available

Canary Versus Worf (I Tot I Taw A ngup mupgIj!)

1 Skein Available

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Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 390 yds/100g skein – $24

When I Bit Into Him, I Could Hear The Ocean. (Drusilla)

Sold Out!

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Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24

As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly.

2 Skeins Available

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Merino Silk Lace: 50% Merino/50% Silk, 720 yds, $35

20,000 Lawyers Under The Sea (Court Jester Special Edition)

1 Skein Available

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Unicorn Lace – 865 yds/790 m, 100g per skein, 75% Merino, 20% Nylon, 4.9999% Stellina and .0001% Fine Unicorn Granulate, $35 each

Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock

1 Skein Available

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Unicorn Sock – 400 yds/365 m, 100g per skein, 75% Merino, 20% Nylon, 4.9999% Stellina and .0001% Fine Unicorn Granulate, $28 per skein

Sonic F@#%ing Death Monkey!

1 Skein Available

Nice To Meet You, Rose – Run For Yer Life! (The Doctor)

1 Skein Available

Did I Listen To Pop Music Because I Was Miserable? Or Was I Miserable Because I Listened To Pop Music?

Sold Out!

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Email orders to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca to place all orders.  Let us know: 1)  what you would like to purchase, 2) where you live (state/province/country), and 3) whether you would like us to wind your yarn into cakes (charge of $1 per skein with proceeds going to our Otis Houndation).  A PayPal invoice will be mailed to you that includes airmail shipping (or surface mail if you’re in Ontario).  Please allow approx. 1 – 2 weeks for delivery in Canada, 1 – 3 weeks for deliveries to the United States, and 2 – 8 weeks for international shipping (and possibly a bit longer depending on where you are). For further information, see the bottom of this post.


Spontaneous Yarn Update: Six New Colourways!!!!!!

Yes, so after three days of dyeing up a whole mess o’ outstanding orders, there comes a time for making up some new stuff, so enjoy!

An’ just for fun, three of the six new colourways are totally thought out with recipes and instructions and are totally repeatable, and three can be classified as something in between I need to empty some dye containers and what the heck I can’t see the counter for the carnage. So for funsies, drop a comment at the bottom of this post and try to guess which ones are thought out and which ones are the Beautiful Losers.

After all, Friday nights are all about the yarn, right??

(Oh yeah, Kim is out of the country for the next few days, so please send any orders directly to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca as I’m keeping an eyeball on the Order Desk – Ron)

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Email orders to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca to place all orders.  Let us know: 1)  what you would like to purchase, 2) where you live (state/province/country), and 3) whether you would like us to wind your yarn into cakes (charge of $1 per skein with proceeds going to our Otis Houndation).  A PayPal invoice will be mailed to you that includes airmail shipping (or surface mail if you’re in Ontario).  Please allow approx. 1 – 2 weeks for delivery in Canada, 1 – 3 weeks for deliveries to the United States, and 2 – 8 weeks for international shipping (and possibly a bit longer depending on where you are). For further information, see the bottom of this post.

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Pastor Of Muppets

(each yarn base from left to right)

Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24 – Sold Out!

Ultra MCN Sock: 70% Superwash Merino/20% Cashmere/10% Nylon, 3 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/115g skein – $29 – Sold Out!

Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $29 – Sold Out!

Carpe Carp (Seize The Fish) (Special Edition)

(each yarn base from left to right)

Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24 – Sold Out!

Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $29 – Sold Out!

Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 390 yds/100g skein – $24 – Sold Out!

Canary Versus Worf (I Tot I Taw A ngup mupgIj!)

(each yarn base from left to right)

Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24 – 3 Skeins Available

MCN Sock: merino/cashmere/nylon blend – 400 yards per skein – 115 g – $28 – 1 Skein Available

Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $29 – Sold Out!

Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 390 yds/100g skein – $24 – 1 Skein Available

Priest Lightning (Special Edition)

Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24 – Sold Out!

Plaid’s Not A Name; That’s A Major Appliance! (Special Edition)

(each yarn base from left to right)

Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24 – 2 Skeins Available

Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $29 – Sold Out!

Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 390 yds/100g skein – $24 – Sold Out!

Green Wrigleys (The Cadillac Of Gums)

Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24 – 1 Skein Available

Okay, so now that it’s a day later, I’ll let you know that the repeatable colourways are the Wrigleys, the Pastor and the Canary!! For those of you who scooped one of the other three colourway’s skeins, congrats – you have a collectors item!!!

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To purchase any of the above yarn, please send me an email at orders AT indigodragonfly.ca (replace AT with “@”, no spaces) indicating which colours(s) you would like, where you live and whether you want it shipped surface or air mail. First email request for each yarn/fibre secures it. I will send you a paypal invoice for the full amount plus shipping and ship the packages off within 3-5 days. Shipping charges to the US will start at $5.97 for surface mail and $7.61 for air mail. Canada Post doesn’t make shipping charges for Canadian or International packages easy, so a shipping quote will be sent as part of your invoice for your approval. You are welcome to cancel the order at that time. Best attempts are made to photograph colours accurately, however colours do differ from monitor to monitor (I’ve checked). I’ve also described the colours…and hope that helps. Custom orders (including dyeing or overdyeing your own fibre or yarn) are always welcomed! Just email me with what you have in mind.

Yarn Update: Merino Sock (an’ a few Merino Nylon Sock stragglers…)

Awright, dig in!

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Email orders to: orders@indigodragonfly.ca to place all orders.  Let us know: 1)  what you would like to purchase, 2) where you live (state/province/country), and 3) whether you would like us to wind your yarn into cakes (charge of $1 per skein with proceeds going to our Otis Houndation).  A PayPal invoice will be mailed to you that includes airmail shipping (or surface mail if you’re in Ontario).  Please allow approx. 1 – 2 weeks for delivery in Canada, 1 – 3 weeks for deliveries to the United States, and 2 – 8 weeks for international shipping (and possibly a bit longer depending on where you are). For further information, see the bottom of this post.

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Merino Sock: 100% Superwash Merino 2 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/100g skein – $24

Türtljägr: For When Frögschläger Just Won’t Do.

Sold Out!

I Made That Tape Special For Today!

3 Skeins Available

Sonic F@#%ing Death Monkey!

1 Skein Available

Polite Loner

Sold Out!

Don’t You Just Love This Party? Everything’s So Fancy, and There’s Some Kind of Hot Cheese Over There! (Kaylee)

Sold Out!

Bunnies, Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnies! (Anya)

Sold Out!

My Name Is Indigo Montoya

Sold Out!

And Then Buffy Staked Edward. The End.

 

2 Skeins Available

Well Put Me On The Short Bus And Send Me Off To Clueless School. (Lorne The Host)

Sold Out!

Lawrence Welk 1977 – 1979: The Lost Punk Years

3 Skeins Available

Roadkill: The Slowest Red

Sold Out!

Not A Suitable Date For A Mormon

Sold Out!

Just One Stanley Cup In My Lifetime; Is That Too Much To Ask?

Sold Out!

Is She All Green And Fuzzy And Mossy?

2 Skeins Available

Is The Money Okay? Did They Hurt The Money? (Anya)

Sold Out!

Au Jus, Having Just Been Diagnosed As Lactose Intolerant, Was Now Officially The Unluckiest Cow In Britain.

1 Skein Available

Did I Listen To Pop Music Because I Was Miserable? Or Was I Miserable Because I Listened To Pop Music?

2 Skeins Available

People Are Particularly Stupid Today. I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them.

Sold Out!

Captain Tightpants

1 Skein Available (skein on right is sold)

Grrr….Arf!!!! (Mutant Wheaten)

1 Skein Available

Angst For The Memories

1 Skein Available

Paging Dr. Smart-Ass

Sold Out!

Death By Helium: When Balloon Animals Go Bad

1 Skein Available

We Gotta Go To The Crappy Town Where I’m A Hero! (Wash)

Sold Out!

Cute Cuddly Mutant Zombie Squirrels Of Doom

Sold Out!

Knoll Coward

Sold Out!

Only, The Exact Phrase I Used Was, “Don’t”. (Inara)

Sold Out!

Hootenany – Well It’s Chock Full Of Hoot, Just A Little Bit Of Nanny. (Oz)

Sold Out!

Bright Lights, Big City, Busy Highway, Slow Unicorn

Sold Out!

Groverkill

Sold Out!

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An’ Now, a few extra Merino Nylon Sock!

Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 375 yds/100g skein – $24

Zen And The Art Of Clown Disposal

Sold Out!

Sonic F@#%ing Death Monkey!

1 Skein Available

Married To The Mob

Sold Out!

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To purchase any of the above yarn, please send me an email at orders AT indigodragonfly.ca (replace AT with “@”, no spaces) indicating which colours(s) you would like, where you live and whether you want it shipped surface or air mail. First email request for each yarn/fibre secures it. I will send you a paypal invoice for the full amount plus shipping and ship the packages off within 3-5 days. Shipping charges to the US will start at $5.97 for surface mail and $7.61 for air mail. Canada Post doesn’t make shipping charges for Canadian or International packages easy, so a shipping quote will be sent as part of your invoice for your approval. You are welcome to cancel the order at that time. Best attempts are made to photograph colours accurately, however colours do differ from monitor to monitor (I’ve checked). I’ve also described the colours…and hope that helps. Custom orders (including dyeing or overdyeing your own fibre or yarn) are always welcomed! Just email me with what you have in mind.

Very Special Yarn: Part 2

Continuing from yesterday’s post, we’re sharing the stories behind colourways created at last Saturday’s WWKIP Event at Shall We Knit? in Waterloo. While we were there, we did some dyeing demos, auctioning off Naming Rights and the yarn itself, to support The Canadian Breast Cancer Support Fund. In the end, we raised $1691.

So with that kind of success, you just know this is going to become an annual event! Get ready for next year.

Yes They’re Fake — The Real Ones Tried To Kill Me

Wendy’s colour, named for a T-shirt slogan very popular in the breast cancer community, was definitely a colourway that everyone was excited about. Before the dye hit the yarn. (sometimes that’s how it works)

I’m just me coming through the other side of my year in Hell. Some of you know I HAD Breast Cancer. I was diagnosed on June 24, 2011. I felt a lump on June 17. I’m doing well now just need to get the final work on the girls, and get back in shape and healthy. Unfortunately my family on both sides has a lot of cancer experience…
I joke with friends sometimes that I was gonna have cancer it was just a question of where. We have all just kept on living with everything going on. Some of our fights were harder than others and some of us suffered a bit more than the rest.

This colourway has gray – for the blur that your life becomes after you hear the words “you have Cancer”. Charcoal bits for the really bad days that you feel like crap and are tired of the fight. Red for the days you come up for air and think “hell yeah I can do this, I can beat this thing”. Finally, pink because it is the color for Breast Cancer.

Wendy, knowing what I know about you I don’t think it’s a mistake that of all the colours, the red came screaming to the surface, kind of taking over the others. 😉

Finished:
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I’ve Had Sufficient

Naomi‘s colourway:

…all the colours of my childhood home in the summer. the white siding and picket fence, emerald green shingles and shutters, a smattering of red for the Salvia that blooms in front of the fence, and a patch of sky blue for the backyard pool. The pool and gardens haven’t had the attention they usually get this summer– but next year Mom will be back to her old schedule.

”I’ve had sufficient” is an old dinner table exchange, and it takes two.
Seconds?
No thanks, I’ve had sufficient
What’s that? You went fishin?
No, I’ve had plenty
What? You caught 20?
You silly old fool.
What? You fell in the pool?”

In the pot:
I've had sufficient @nmillur

Finished:
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The Good, The Bad And The VERY Functional

Carolyn’s colourway is for her grandfather, a machinist, a car repair man, and was lovingly known as the diesel doctor. He could make anything out of anything (and it was even better if he found the parts in a dumpster or thrift store). He said it was beautiful if it was functional and that aesthetics weren’t important as long as the dang thing worked properly.

Up until 3 weeks before his passing he was still doing everything he could around the house including finishing up welding the world’s most incredible bottle tree that he had promised my mother the previous Christmas. One of his last wishes was that the bottle tree he had lovingly welded would be properly finished for my mother. The day before his passing my father and I spent hours brushing welds and painting this tree. Then finally I borrowed my grandfather’s post-hole digger and I dug my first post hole at my mother’s store to “plant” the tree. My grandfather actually lived to see his last creation finished and I would like the yarn to be inspired by it. Here is picture of the bottle tree (which is made out of steel and rebar that he found in a dumpster and the bottles he lovingly collected from thrift stores before he passed).

The bottle tree:
photo
©Carolyn S.

On the drying rack:
The good the bad the very functional

Finished:
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Decorating The Tree With Clare (Dancing To Abba)

Lisa’s story needs no introduction:

My sister-in-law, Clare, died a year and a half ago. She was diagnosed with breast cancer just short of her 33rd birthday, 5 weeks before the due date of her first child. She lived a phenomenal amount in the 4 1/2 years after that diagnosis – managed to walk my nephew to his first day of school, which had been one of her goals! She was an Olympic torch bearer, and lit the cauldron in her community a year before she died, despite her body fighting against her. She was a world traveler, a teacher, and a dear friend to an incredibly close-knit group that had been friends since elementary school. She and my brother were a one-of-a-kind intertwined couple.

One family tradition that Clare and I loved to share was the crazy tree decorating at my mom’s. The fragrant tree would be placed in its stand, the motley assortment of mismatched ornaments hung (all with “Dancing Queen” playing in the background – what, you don’t listen to Abba while you decorate the tree?), and then came the ritual “flinging of the tinsel”. We would dance around to Abba’s greatest hits (on vinyl, no less), and create the gaudiest, shiniest, disco-inspired tree you have ever seen.

My kids help me do it now, though we use Lee Valley tinsel, so it’s not quite as much fun (though much more environmental), and we listen to Abba, and remember Auntie Clare.

On the drying rack:
Decorating with Clare

Finished:
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Thank you to everyone who shared their incredibly touching and often funny stories with us. Please go read them all. You won’t regret it!

Very Special Yarn: Part 1

Last Saturday, Ron and I spent WWKIP Day at Shall We Knit? in Waterloo. While we were there, we did some dyeing demos, auctioning off Naming Rights and the yarn itself, to support The Canadian Breast Cancer Support Fund.  In the end, we raised $1691.  Yes.  I  know. 🙂

So with that kind of success, you just know this is going to become an annual event! Get ready for next year.

We’d like to share the stories behind each of the colourways created on Saturday.  All of them are one-of-a-kind, never to be repeated colours.  Making them all the more special.

Incorrigible Curmudgeon

Deirdre asked us to create this colour:

The name I’m thinking of is Incorrigible Curmudgeon, for my dad who died about a year and a half ago – the name is given with absolute love and affection, and even he would agree, it says it all…

The colour would be something orange, as it’s always been our favourite colour.

On the drying rack:
Incorrigible Curmudgeon

Finished:
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Roswell: Not Just For Aliens

Wilma made a special drive out for the event, and asked for this colour for the surgeon who performed her life-saving surgery for Stage IV appendix cancer at Roswell Park in Buffalo (this surgery is not yet available in Canada). Wilma would like women to know that her appendix cancer, very difficult to detect, manifested itself in some bloating and a persistent dry cough.

(Now for the 5 year old in all of us, there was also a short moment of delighted realization last Saturday, as Wilma realized this radioactive green was a pretty close match to the mucus produced by this disease. Heh.)

On the drying rack:
Roswell: Not Just For Aliens @shallweknit #wwkipday

Finished:
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Take Your Moments And Make The Best Of ‘em – Delicious Ambiguity – That’s What Life Is.

Compiled from a quote from Gilda Radner, Betty’s colourway represents the spirit of Gilda’s outlook on life…a neat reflection of Betty’s attitude towards her own health challenges.

[Gilda’s] actual quote (which I sorta cut up to fit on the card):
“I wanted a perfect ending… now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.” Gilda Radner

She also said : “I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.”

On the drying rack:
Gilda yarn

Finished:
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Tomorrow we’ll show the other colourways…see you then!

Update: Monte meets MCN

To order all items, email us at orders AT indigodragonfly.ca with your list of what you’d like and your country. We’ll email you a paypal invoice that will include actual shipping costs (prior to payment, for your approval).
More details on How to Order

We have 2 brand new, never-been-online-before items for you today!

Monte kits and Ultra MCN Sock yarn.

Meet Monte:

All together
©Heather Sebastian/Joey’s House

The brain-child of Heather Sebastian of Joey’s House, Monte is

“a small monster who likes to hide in corners, play video games and read stories. Unlike many other monsters, Monte is very quiet, and not particularly destructive.”

WE! Have Monte kits/yarn packs.

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Each pack contains 3 skeins of merino sock in 3 coordinating colours plus safety eyes and/or buttons for eyes and other embellishment, all contained (at least for the moment…these are proto-monsters, after all…) in a wedge container.

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1 pack contains enough materials for 1 Monte. Three packs contain enough for FOUR! Heather’s pattern gives you great instructions on how to make each Monte completely unique. (Please note: yarn packs do NOT include the Monte pattern. Purchasing directly from Heather puts the pattern directly in your Ravelry library!)

Purchase Heather’s pattern online on Ravelry here.

Email us at ordersATindigodragonfly.ca (replace “AT” with “@”; .ca NOT .com) to order yarn packs:

1 pack: $10
3 packs: $27
Colours: let us choose colours for you! Specify ONE colour you love and let us do the rest!

Ultra MCN Sock

Take MCN Sock.  Add 10% MORE cashmere.  What do you get?  A super soft, super light new yarn!  Perfect for shawls and scarves, lightweight cardigans or super luxurious socks. 

Ultra MCN Sock: 70% Superwash Merino/20% Cashmere/10% Nylon, 3 ply sock yarn – 400 yds/115g skein – $29

People Are Particularly Stupid Today. I Cannot Speak to Any More of Them.
Gilmore Girls 

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2 Skeins Available

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Dark Version – I Skein Available

Death By Helium: When Balloon Animals Go Bad
limited edition

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Captain Tightpants
Firefly 

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3 Skeins Available

Au Jus, Having Just Been Diagnosed As Lactose Intolerant, Was Now Officially The Unluckiest Cow In Britain.
limited edition

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1 skein available

20,000 Lawyers Under the Sea

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Well Put Me On The Short Bus And Send Me Off To Clueless School. (Lorne The Host) Angel

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3 Skeins Available

I Made This Tape Special For Today
High Fidelity

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1 Skein Available

Bunnies, Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnies! (Anya)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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3 Skeins Available (2 medium, 1 lighter(

As God As My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly.

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1 Skein Available

Cute and Cuddly Mutant Zombie Squirrels of Doom

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1 Skein Available

Groverkill

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Also, I Can Kill You With My Brain. (River Tam)
Firefly

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Squid Vicious

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Did I Listen To Pop Music Because I Was Miserable, Or Was I Miserable Because I Listened To Pop Music?
High Fidelity Series

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TARDIS

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Lambada 3: It’s Tepid!

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Now That We Have Yer Attention…

Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 2 ply sock yarn – 390 yds/100g skein – $24

Nice To Meet You, Rose – Run For Yer Life! (The Doctor) – Dr. Who Series

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1 Skein Available

Triplets: Vampire S’mores
limited edition

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To Speak To, Or To Worship Torclaw Underlord Of Pain, Press 3. (Wolfram & Hart Answering Machine) – Angel Series
limited edition

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Thaks For Coming; Cheque’s In The Mail; Get The Hell Out. (Lorne The Host) – Angel Series

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Time, Space And Plexiglass (The Tao Of Fred) – Angel Series
limited edition

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John Tesh, Piano Slayer
limited edition

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There – doesn’t your brain hurt less now??

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To purchase any of the above yarn, please send me an email at orders AT indigodragonfly.ca (replace AT with “@”, no spaces) indicating which colours(s) you would like, where you live and whether you want it shipped surface or air mail. First email request for each yarn/fibre secures it. I will send you a paypal invoice for the full amount plus shipping and ship the packages off within 3-5 days. Shipping charges to the US will start at $5.97 for surface mail and $7.61 for air mail. Canada Post doesn’t make shipping charges for Canadian or International packages easy, so a shipping quote will be sent as part of your invoice for your approval. You are welcome to cancel the order at that time. Best attempts are made to photograph colours accurately, however colours do differ from monitor to monitor (I’ve checked). I’ve also described the colours…and hope that helps. Custom orders (including dyeing or overdyeing your own fibre or yarn) are always welcomed! Just email me with what you have in mind.