Goodbye to Cephalopod

You have likely already heard the news that Cephalopod Yarns is closing its doors. There are more details at Sarah’s blog. (Side note: Sarah’s writing is beautiful and everyone should be reading her blog because she’s a brilliant, kind, funny, honest person who writes with grace and gift.) I am so sad to be saying … [Read more…]


I have two new sweaters.  Two! The first is pretty obvious – I got the last skein of Andean Treasure and finished up my McQueen Knockoff.  Only two years in the making! The Andean Treasure is a very good yarn for the price.  The baby alpaca is soft and warm and feels very nice against … [Read more…]

Good things, disaster, and starteritis

The most beautiful green yarn, the very yarn I’ve been lusting after since the beginning of summer, showed up on my doorstep, courtesy of Blue Garter Sarah.  That’s a magnificent skein of Dream in Color Smooshy, in the Happy Forest colorway.  And it being as gorgeous as ever I imagined it, I couldn’t resist casting … [Read more…]