New scarves in my Etsy Shop: http://www.calicreative.etsy.com
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Today the spotlight is on:
EYESTOPPER available in my Etsy Shop!!!
This is a super soft Merino wool handspun and hand dyed yarn, plied with a super strong cotton thread and 5 randomly placed pink flowers.
The roving I named “Hummingbird” 😀
You can wear it as a scarf/necklace as is or work it up in your own designs
approx. 30 yards – 27meters
weight: approx. 2.5oz – 71 g
plied with Cotton thread
Artificial Flowers with a yellow wool center
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ASAP I will reopen my Etsy Store (Beautifulyeah) where I will start selling all my hand dyed yarns/fibers and handspun yarns.
My beautiful friend Kim Brown will start handling all the promotions for Beautifulyeah from that day on so that I can totally concentrate on the dyeing/creating side of the business.
Thank you Kim!!! You rock!!! ♥
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Spinning is such a calming way to pass the time with the bonus of producing beautiful yarns that can then be made into beautiful things! My puppy, Dr. Snuggles, even goes to sleep when he hears my wheel. 😉 Go to my Etsy shop, BeautifulYeahYarns to see the mini skeins I created.
5 variegated mini skeins – Superwash Supersoft Merino Wool/sock yarn fingering weight
6 RAINBOW tonal mini skeins – Superwash soft Merino Wool worsted weight yarn Beekeeper Quilt Hexipuff yellow orange red purple green blue.
Something different and very original (hand dyed and hand spun):
Hand dyed Hand spun Bulky Christmas Bells wool art yarn – red white green gold silver green – paillettes – jingle bells. This is great for the holidays!!
I would love to see your finished products and/or answer any questions you may have…and thanks again for being my loyal customers!
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Hubby was home over the weekend so I try to work less and devote my time to my little family…I did work on some sample knitting for my new patterns. I personally like to offer you my patterns worked up in at least two or more different color combinations, so you can see the possibilities. Downside is that it takes me a little longer before I release my patterns but I think it’s worth it 😀
These two I made for fun a few weeks ago…
Lately, I have been using my iPad a lot for writing my blogposts the night before I am posting them. The hard part is “writing” for me…I forget what I wanna share but I found a solution: this awesome application called “sticky notes” in the iTunes Store for free and it’s like my brain get a break…I can easily write quick sticky notes during the day and at night I can look at the app what I can use to write about here on my blog. No more forgetting!!! 🙂 You have several colors to choose from and you can adjust the font and font size. Did I tell u it’s FREE??? Yes, it’s free!!! I give it 5 stars!!!
It’s still over 100 degrees Fahrenheit here in the SoCal desert, so I rather stay inside working or in the pool. I don’t mind the dry heat but there are days that it exhausts me to deal with it…ah well, my hand dyed fibers dry in a few hours and that is just great!!!
Every morning when I let the puppy run outside in the yard, I look at the miniature cactus that I bought at the 99ct store 2years ago and that now stands approx. 6ft tall (just like me). It amazes me who fast it grows…let me share a picture of my 99ct cactus…
I have several more of these 99ct cacti in our yard and they all are growing like weed 😀
So today there was dyeing planned so in the next few days I will put up the new colored fibers in my Etsy Shop. I dyed a bunch of sock yarns and worsted weight yarns too for the mini skeins. I love how these mini skeins look and I have some of them pinned to my memo board to cheer me up:
The mini skeins, sold in my Etsy Shop BeautifulYeahYarns, are loved by those who are working on the hexipuff quilt (beekeepers quilt) and those who do color work 🙂 I just wish I had more time to make such a big quilt…but I have my other 2 crochet blankets that I need to finish. (See post crochet blankets)
I get really inspired by the whole yarn bombing mania so when I have time this week I will try to visit some thrift stores and look for a footstool that needs some fiber TLC makeover. Of course I will post about it here on my blog!!!
See, those sticky notes are really working better for me, I have a bit more text than usual 😀 Now I’m going to relax for a few minutes and prepare dinner for my hubby… Thank you all for reading and commenting on my blog posts…I must be writing about things that interest more people 🙂
Oh one more thing: Halos of Hope Fundraiser…go check it out and support the charity by reading this post!!! It’s a charity that helps out cancer patients… Thank you Benjamin Levisay (XRX) and Pam Haschke (Halos of Hope) for reminding me!!! You have my support!!! 😀
Goodnight everyone, sweet dreams and stay healthy!!! And stay creative!!!