Review: Knit Accessories by Kate Atherley

 

Kate Atherley makes knitting accessible.  Her first book, Beyond Knit & Purl, is like having Kate sit beside you and guide you through the basics of knitting…and a little bit.  You see every seasoned knitter I’ve met who’s picked up Beyond Knit & Purl has learned something new.  That is no small accomplishment.

In Knit Accessories: Essentials & Variations, Kate provides us with classic, simple patterns for hats, scarves & cowls, mitts, socks and legwarmers.  With choices.

Every pattern is written in 2 gauges, and shown in both solid and variegated yarns. So you not only know the patterns will work in both, but can get a sense of which look you prefer.  And not quite in love with every detail?
Kate also guides you through creating your own designs and variations.

With Kate, it’s always the details.  No stone is unturned in this book. From preparation (choosing the right yarn and sneaky ways of getting measurements for gift knitting) to process (variations and designing your own), Kate covers it all.  Including tricks and tips for  managing all the niggling details that we all run into in our knitting.

Put this one on your shelf.  You’ll reach for it every fall and winter to keep yourself, family and friends warm.

To win a copy of Knit Accessories: Essentials & Variations from Cooperative Press, leave a comment on this post before December 5 at noon (Eastern)!

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THAT Letter (the third)

You thought we’d forgotten about this, hadn’t you? 😉

Never.

First, all of this works so much better if you use our Wish List.  (You can also find this by clicking the “My indigodragonfly wish list” button right over there on the left)

Two versions of this year’s letter:  long and short.  You know what to do.

Version 1: the Epic  (Download PDF: THAT letter 2012)

Dear _____________ (spouse/sibling/BFF/parent(s)/dog, cat or python/boss/all of the above):

As you know, ____________________ (Christmas/Chanukah/Solstice/my birthday/your birthday/Valentine’s Day/Groundhog Day/THAT special anniversary/that day when you really need to suck up because you broke that thing I love) is coming up very soon. I think we would both like me to be happy with your chosen gift. Let me assist you in that endeavour.

Step 1: Email indigodragonfly:  orders AT indigodragonfly.ca (or, if you’re feeling really adventurous, go to their website & peruse the yarn (try not to laugh…this is serious business!): indigodragonfly.wordpress.com

Step 2: Give them my list

  • ________________
  • _________________
  • more ______________
  • oh yeah, and _____________
  • all the yarn in the universe
Actually, wait…let me make your life easier, I have registered my wish list with the Cute & Cuddly Mutant Zombie Squirrels of Doom:

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**Please Note: Cute & Cuddly Mutant Zombie Squirrels Of Doom not exactly as shown – they’re usually holding some kind of brain-removing utensil and filling the house with nefarious laughter… 

who will eagerly assist you in your attempts at “Oh God, please just promise me she/he’ll like it!”  Because seriously, do you even know what Holiday Giftapalooza means?? 

All orders received by December 8 will be shipped on December 10 and should (Canada Post and USPS willing) arrive at all US and Canadian (outside of Ontario) destinations in time for Christmas.  All Ontario orders received by December 15  will ship on December 17 and should arrive in time for Christmas.  For all other occasions, allow 2 weeks for deliveries outside Ontario, and 1 week for delivery within Ontario.

Oh wait…you left this till the last minute again, didn’t you?  And you think it’s too late? No worries, the CCMZSoD have that covered too.  If you’re a little late, they will personally send an electronic card you can print out me so that I have something to open while stalking ___________, our local postal worker.

Electronic gift certificates are also available in any denomination and can be emailed to you right up to Christmas Eve, and redeemed at anytime. Just email Kim at orders@indigodragonfly.ca and tell her it’s for me and how much you’d like to spend…then all you have to do is print it out and make sure you have your earplugs handy.  The squeeing will be epic.

Love
Your ever loving _______________________

PS: Failure to do any of the above will result in a visit from the NOT so Cute & Cuddly Mutant Zombie Squirrels of Doom:

Uneasy alliance

(Yeah.  I thought that’s what you’d say. Louie the Muscle Chipmunk will be inside one of them, waiting to drop the (yummy holiday mixed nuts) hammer should things get out of hand. Just sayin’…)

Version 2: Short, Sweet & to the Point (Download PDF That letter 2012 – short)

Dear ____________,

1. Email Kim or Ron at indigodragonfly (orders AT indigodragonfly.ca)

2. Tell them who I am and that you want to spend $ _____ (you choose the amount)

3.  Wait for an invoice…they will do the rest, including sending you a card to print out for me if you waited till the last minute again.

Do all this and there will be ___________________ for you at the end of all this.

Love,
Me

A Helping Hand, and a Super Yarn Update!

Hi,

A whole bunch of new stuff today!

First off, if you’re aren’t aware, indigodragonfly is participating in raising funds for Judith Mackenzie. A few weeks ago, Judith’s studio in Forks, Washington burnt down, along with many thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment. To help, a foundation was put together to help Judith recover & rebuild from this disaster. Indigodragonfly has agreed to put up for auction a pot (seven-ish skeins!) of custom-dyed, custom-named sock-weight yarn! Oooooo…. bragging rights, and to help a more than worthy cause!

To go online and check out the auction’s progress and to put in a bid, go to the following link: http://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auction_details.php?auction_id=170241  The Auction closes on Wednesday November 28/12 @ 11:59 p.m.!

And now….

New yarn update!

Yes, we have spent a bit of time geeking out on some new stuff over the past few weeks, and here’s the gooey results – 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.

MCS Sock: 75% merino/15% cashmere/10% silk – 400 yds per 115 g – $29

Don’t Blink. (Doctor Who series)

Sold Out!

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

Sold Out!

Sad Lester Yarn: 80% Superwash Blueface Leicester/20% Nylon, 400 yds, 100g, $25

Captain Tightpants

Sold Out!

Ultra MCN Sock: merino/cashmere/nylon blend – 400 yards per skein – 115 g – $29

River Song (Doctor Who series)

2 Skeins Available

Merino Single Lace: 100% Superwash Merino, 800 yds/732 m, 100 g, – $26

Bunnies, Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnies! (Anya – Buffy series)

1 Skein Available

Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $32

Are You An Avocado Or An Avocadon’t?

2 Skeins Available

Claws Don’t Kill People, People…No Wait, Claws Do Kill People. (Wolverine edition)

Sold Out!

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

1 Skein Available

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

1 Skein Available

Slutty Thursday Afternoon Things 

1 Skein Available

Don’t Blink. (Doctor Who series)

2 Skeins Available

Merino Nylon Sock: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 300 yds, 100g, $24

Daleks Don’t Give Out Pink Slips (Doctor Who series)

Sold Out!

I Made That Tape Special For Today! (High Fidelity series)

1 Skein Available

Don’t Worry, That Capasan-38 Engine Is Like Gold! (Firefly fake quote series)

2 Skeins Available

Don’t Wear This On Star Trek (Battlestar Galactica series)

Sold Out!

TARDIS 

Sold Out!

If You Wear This On Star Trek, It Will Get Ripped 

2 Skeins Available

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

You Punched The Highlights Out Of Her Hair!

Regular – 6 Skeins Available

Light – 2 Skeins Available

Nice To Meet You Rose; Run For Yer Life! (The Doctor – Doctor Who series)

2 Skeins Available

Groverkill

Sold Out!

Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock

6 Skeins Available

Your WTF Is My Command

2 Skeins Available

Is The Money Okay? Did They Hurt The Money? (Anya – Buffy series)

1 Skein Available

Squid Vicious

1 Skein Available

Are You An Avocado Or Are You An Avocadon’t?

2 Skeins Available

People Are Particularly Stupid Today; I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them. (Gilmore Girls series)

5 Skeins Available

Did I Listen To Pop Music Because I Was Miserable? Or Was I Miserable Because I Listened To Pop Music? (High Fidelity series)

1 Skein Available

Don’t Blink. (Doctor Who series)

2 Skeins Available

River Song (Doctor Who series)

2 Skeins Available

Gandalf Yet Again Forgets To Wash His New Jeans Separately

5 Skeins Available

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

Sold Out!

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

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).

Yarn Update: All. Of. The. Yarn.

Greetings!!

Over the past two days, the minions, grunions and opposable-thumbed onions got together and plotted a devious plan.

And what was that plan, you might ask?? (Yes, you may.)

The Plan (it was that good of a plan that it required a capital “P”): to go through all the yarn in the house, studio, bath tub & yarn grotto and come up with a listing of All.The. Yarn.

That’s right, All. The. Yarn. Dump ’em out, do the mother of all role calls, & haul their sorry yarn butts up to the photography studio in order to Stand Up and Be Counted. (surprisingly it’s not as humorous to watch an onion taking a photo than you would think…)

So, anyway, the end result: all yarn pages are up to date, all the pretties have their class pictures, old yarn pages have been removed, sold skein photos gone buh-bye, and pages for the newer yarn bases have been added.

Order Muppet sez Hooray!

But…

Chaos Muppet sez Mess It Up!

So. There. Well over 100 skeins have been added to the Available Yarn pages, just in time for ogling n oohing n aaahing n pawing n the usual caterwauling when fresh meat is in the grinder. So…

Dig In, Y’all!

Yarn Update: Ultra MCN Sock, Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock

So now that the leaves have fallen, the chipmunks have begun hibernation (Trans: taken the bus to Florida) and there are strange bird-like notes scrawled on the deck requesting  small black oil sunflower seeds by the metric tonne, it must be time to crack out some sock yarns!

First up, Ultra MCN Sock!!

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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).  All sales are in Canadian dollars, with PayPal calculating the applicable exchange rates. 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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Please note: Lately we’ve been having issues with photos on this site.  We will be watching and resolving if this happens today.  But there’s a short cut! 😉  If an error message shows up instead of a photo, clicking on the error message should take you to the image on Flickr. 

Ultra MCN Sock: merino/cashmere/nylon blend – 400 yards per skein – 115 g – $29

 

Mal Wear (Firefly series)

1 Skein Available

Joseph And The Rather Nondescript Faux-Suede Trench Coat

1 Skein Available

My World Is All Askew. (Willow – Buffy series)

2 Skeins Available

Is The Money Okay? Did They Hurt The Money? (Anya – Buffy series)

3 Skeins Available

Curse Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal! (Wash – Firefly series)

2 Skeins Available

Leprechaun Carne (Special Edition)

2 Skeins Available

Bolling For Weevils (Special Edition)

2 Skeins Available (1 dark, 1 light)

People Are Particularly Stupid Today; I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them. (Gilmore Girls series)

3 Skeins Available (2 regular, 1 variegated)

My Boyfriend Had A Bicentennial. (Buffy – Buffy series)

2 Skeins Available

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

1 Skein Available

Tweety Of Versailles

2 Skeins Available

Polite Loner

1 Skein Available

My Name Is Indigo Montoya.

1 Skein Available

Squid Vicious

1 Skein Available

Have Fun Storming The Castle! (The Princess Bride series)

4 Skeins Available

Who’s A Guy Gotta Kill To Get A Drink Around Here? (Angelus – Angel series)

1 Skein Available

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

2 Skeins Available (1 light, 1 regular)

River Song (Doctor Who series)

1 Skein Available

And Then Buffy Staked Edward. The End.

1 Skein Available

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And next up, Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock!!

Merino Silk 4-Ply Sock: 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk – 430 yards per skein – 100 g – $32

Squirliament/Chipmunkadelic

Sold Out!

Joseph And The Rather Nondescript Faux-Suede Trench Coat

2 Skeins Available

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

2 Skeins Available

A Thin Line Between Love And Batteries

1 Skein Available

Tiny Bloodsucking Dancer

1 Skein Available

Sonic F@#$ing Death Monkey!

1 Skein Available

My World Is All Askew. (Willow – Buffy series)

1 Skein Available

More Tequila, Less Sunrise

1 Skeins Available

TARDIS

1 Skein Available

River Song (Doctor Who series)

2 Skeins Available

Tweety Of Versailles

1 Skein Available

Oooo….Shiny….

1 Skein Available

Is The Money Okay? Did They Hurt The Money? (Anya – Buffy series)

2 Skeins Available

Is She All Green And Fuzzy And Mossy? (High Fidelity series)

1 Skein Available

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

1 Skein Available

What The Hay?!

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 the shipping cost 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). 

To Reskein, or Not to Reskein

After we dye our yarn, we reskein each and every skein.

We do it to make sure you have a good winding experience.  If a skein is tangled at the mill or in the dye pot, we deal with it so you don’t have to.

But my personal favourite reason for reskeining is this:  it mixes up the colours.

Let me show you what I mean, using some skeins of the 50 Shades of Bazinga colourway we created for Knitty’s 10th Anniversary.

Fresh from the dyepot:

 

 

Now I love the way these look.  I love the way the dye looks splashed on them and how the edges of the blocks of colour are uneven.

But:  How will it look when it’s knit up?

Leaving the colours as dyed tells me nothing about what I might expect from this yarn when I knit it up.  Will there be big sweeping swaths of colour? Or short dashes?  How will the colours blend when shifted around and snugged up next to each other?

I don’t know.

Now, skeins from the same batch reskeined:

 

 

It looks entirely different.  You’d never know it was the same yarn.

Sometimes we dye colours that I think are really horrible.  Then we reskein them and fall madly in love.

But you be the judge.  Here’s this colour way knit up in Knitty. (a different dye lot.  Because there are so many colours in Bazinga, different ones become the star of every skein)

So clearly I’m biased!

Tell us what you think.  To reskein, or not to reskein?  How much of a difference does it make to you?

Yarn Update: Ellie Kits, MCS Sock

To find: Knitty’s Anniversary Yarn              Giftapalooza Sign ups

Welcome!  Today’s update includes kits for Lynne Sosnowski’s Ellie Mitts and MCS Sock

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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). All sales are in Canadian dollars, with PayPal calculating the exchange. 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). *********************************************************************************************************

Ellie by Lynne Sosnowski for Shall We Knit?

photo ©Lynne Sosnowski

Ellie kits contain:

  • enough yarn to knit either the short or long version (coming soon!)
  • Ellie pattern in your choice of hard copy (short only) or PDF (will receive pattern updates)
  • 4 buttons, chosen specifically for your yarn

Pricing:

Merino Sock – Short: $21.95 MCN Sock – Short: $24.95 Merino Sock – Long: $32.95 MCN Sock – Long: $36.95 Available colours are below ordering instructions. To order: Email orders AT indigodragonfly.ca (NOT .com) and tell us: 1) what you’d like to order 2) where you live (country or province if you live in Canada) We will confirm your order and send a paypal invoice to you. All prices are in Canadian funds. Currency conversion will happen in Paypal.

MCN Sock (80% merino/10% cashmere/10% nylon)

Squid Vicious

1 long or 2 short

MERINO SOCK (100% superwash merino)

Lord Chatterley’s Divorce Attorney

1 short

Tweety of Versailles

3 long or 6 short

Türtljägr: When Frögschläger Just Isn’t Enough

2 long or 4 short

TARDIS

1 short

Kathleen Turner Overdrive (High Fidelity)

Medium (left): 1 long or 2 short

Dark (right): 1 long or 2 short

Sonic F#%^ing Death Monkey (High Fidelity)

1 short

The Urkel of Life (You can’t stop singing “Circle of Life”, can you?)

3 long or 6 short

Joseph and the Rather Nondescript Faux-Suede Trenchcoat  

1 long or 2 short

Groverkill

1 long or 2 short

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

1 Short

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

1 short

20,000 Lawyers Under the Sea

1 long or 2 short

What the Hay?

1 long or 2 short

Who’s a Guy Gotta Kill to Get a Drink Around Here (Angelus)

1 short

MCS Sock: 75% merino/15% cashmere/10% silk – 400 yds per 115 g – $29

Polite Loner

Series A (standard) – 3 Skeins Available

Series B (variegated) – 3 Skeins Available

 

20,000 Lawyers Under The Sea

2 Skeins Available

Bunnies, Bunnies, It Must Be Bunnies! (Anya – Buffy series)

3 Skeins Available

People Are Particularly Stupid Today; I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them. (Gilmore Girls series)

5 Skeins Available

I Made That Tape Special For Today! (High Fidelity series)

1 Skein Available

 

Is She All Green And Fuzzy And Mossy? (High Fidelity series)

5 Skeins Available

TARDIS

2 Skeins Available

Don’t You Have An Elsewhere To Be? (Cordelia – Buffy series)

4 Skeins Available

Tiny Bloodsucking Dancer

2 Skeins Available

Sonic F@#$ing Death Monkey! (High Fidelity series)

7 Skeins Available

Update: Haven’t You Always Wanted a Platypus?

Knitty’s Anniversary Yarn              Giftapalooza Sign ups

Hello!  It’s been a while.  Have you missed us?

Today’s update will include MCN Sock and kits for a brand new pattern.

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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 (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 Smart-Ass Club members, please let us know in your order if you want the yarn to be sent with your Club shipment to save some $$$! For further information, see the bottom of this post.

Full ordering/shipping details are here.

Introducing Platypus

Selina S has a brilliant, slightly wacky mind.  I know.  She’s just our kind of designer.  Platypus is a unique fingerless mitt/glove pattern with webbed fingers.

Yes.  Webbed.  Weird?  Perhaps, but this also means a unique construction: no knitting separate fingers.  Really.  These mitts are warm, comfortable, wearable and just offbeat enough to be a fun gift for that hard-to-knit-for person in your life.

(C’mon Chase, you know you want some of these…)

Each pair takes 1/2 skein of any sock weight yarn.  Today, we’re offering kits in MCN Sock.

FULL KIT (makes 2 pairs): 1 full skein of MCN Sock + PDF pattern (we’ll send you a code for Ravelry so you can download it into your library) – $30

HALF KIT (makes 1 pair): 1 1/2 skein of MCN Sock + PDF pattern – $18

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

Please indicate whether you want to order MCN Sock alone, a Full Platypus kit or a Half Platypus kit.  All prices are in Canadian funds.  Conversion for all other currencies will be done through Paypal.

Oooo…Shiny….

Untitled

1 half

The Impenetrable Apricot Force Field

Untitled

Sold Out!

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

1 full skein or 2 half

Sonic F&^%ing Death Monkey!

Sold Out!

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

Sold Out!

Squid Vicious

1 full or 2 halves

Flavor Flav Is Not A Time Lord: Discuss.

Sold Out!

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

Sold Out!

You Punched The Highlights Out Of Her Hair!

1 full or 2 halves

Finding PNemo Thorax

Sold Out!

Groverkill

Sold Out!

Lord Chatterley’s Divorce Attorney

Sold Out!

Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Spacey-Wacey Thing (Doctor Who series)

Sold Out!

Self-Elmolation

Sold Out!

Polite Loner

Sold Out!

Don’t Blink. (Doctor Who series)

Sold Out!

Is The Money Okay? Did They Hurt The Money? (Anya – Buffy series)

Sold Out!

Gandalf Once Again Forgets To Wash His New Jeans Separately

Untitled

Sold Out!

People Are Particularly Stupid Today; I Cannot Speak To Any More Of Them. (Gilmore Girls series)

Untitled

Sold Out!

TARDIS

Untitled

Sold Out!

This Is Your Brain On Cookies

Untitled

Sold Out!

How Green Was My Giant

Untitled

Sold Out!

Happy 10th, Knitty!

Back in July, Amy and Jillian asked us to create a special 10th Anniversary colourway for them.  Our interpretation of Knitty.

The idea/inspiration came right away.  This is one of my favourite photos and has been at the top of every issue since day 1:

I love the colours of these tools we use every day in our craft and how they’re jam packed, tripping over each other in their jug and the personal story that goes with them.

And so we present:

50 Shades of Bazinga; or, When Your Stitch Count is Off, Your Skein is 2 Yards Shorter Than the Pattern, and the Yarn Gods Have Decided Now is the Time for a Needle Malfunction
 
(Bringing together the best of all worlds: mocking the mockable, geek theory and summarizing the knit project-pocalypse)
This colourway will be dyed to order, and shipped within 2-4 weeks of ordering.
Bases available:
Merino Nylon Sock (80% superwash merino/20% nylon, 390 yds/100g) – $24 (shown above)
Merino Sock – (100% superwash merino, 390 yds/100g) – $24 (shown above)
Merino Silk 4-ply Sock – (50% superwash merino, 50% Silk, 430 yds/100g) – $32
Ultra MCN Sock – (70% superwash merino/20% cashmere/10% nylon, 400 yds/100g) – $29
Shipping:
1-2 skeins: US & Ontario – $8.50; International/Canada (outside Ontario) – $9.00
3-4 skeins: US & Ontario – $10.00; International/Canada (outside Ontario) – $15.00
5+: email for shipping quote
Two Ways to Order:
1) Click the buttons below (you can adjust the number of skeins in Paypal and click “continue shopping” to add more yarn to your cart):
 
 
A separate invoice will be sent to you for shipping (shipping rates are at the end of this post).
OR
2) Email orders AT indigodragonfly.ca with the following information, and we will send you a Paypal invoice:
  •  number of skeins & yarn base(s) you would like
  • country or, if you’re in Canada, the province you live in