Gingerly stitching into a new year

January 04, 2022

Gingerly stitching into a new year Yarn Folk

Here we are at the beginning again.

How did your fiber year begin? I am seeking BALANCE, and so on January 1, I pursued the goal of finishing a sleeve on the Purl Code pullover *and* started a project just for fun--the Comfort Socks.  

Do you have any crafty intentions for the new year? Exploring colors, learning a new skill, playing with a technique: there are so many possibilities. And one of the nicest things about the fiber arts is that there is nearly always something new to learn or explore.                                                    

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…to learn (and do)

three red and orange skeins of yarn with the words "Yarn Folk talks"


Social Stitching via Zoom 

Thursday, January 6, 4:00-6:00pm OR open Zoom and enter 981-942-707 for the meeting ID


 A note: if you tried to sign in last week without success, please accept my apologies. I was trying to monitor the Zoom while also negotiating a change in our commute, and I may have missed you!

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If experimenting with design is part of your intention for 2022, we've added a few useful books to (Note that while it is possible for us to send these out using Media Mail to save on expense, they can *only* be sent with other Media Mail-eligible items to qualify for the rate.) From colorwork to cables to textured crochet, there are some excellent resources here.yarnfolk dividing line (2).png

…to inspire

While not directly related to our fiber pursuits, I wanted to share Amanda Gorman's performance of New Day's Lyricyarnfolk dividing line (2).png stitch

One sleeve (The Purl Code in Topaz) and one sock (Comfort Socks in Lopi + Aerial). Both need a mate! The second sleeve is on the needles, and the second sock is well into the heel flap. I predict the sock will be finished first: warm feet > Sleeve Island.

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