November update

Here’s a new batch of gobstoppers to tickle your fancy!  Click on the photos for a larger image, or click here for yarn details and prices.  Please remember that colours may vary on different monitors or devices; I’m happy to email additional photos or descriptions if you have questions about a particular gobstopper.

When you see something you love, contact me via email to claim it.  Remember, every gobstopper is its own unique combination of technique and serendipity, which can’t be repeated.  (Believe me, I’ve tried!)

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Four Quarter: Upper, from L to R: What Cheer; Grassy; A Double-Rainbow Day.  Lower, from L to R: 3 Minutes Till Dawn & Purpled & Pinking Up

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Merino/ silk fingering (MS-4):Top: Uno; Bottom Left: Singular; Bottom R: Solo

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Merino heavylace:
A Rainbow for the Darkest Days

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BFL/ silk heavylace:
Top: Count On It; Bottom left: Seaward; Bottom right: There For You

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October update

Here’s a new batch of gobstoppers to tickle your fancy!  Click on the photos for a larger image, or click here for yarn details and prices.  Please remember that colours may vary on different monitors or devices; I’m happy to email additional photos or descriptions if you have questions about a particular gobstopper.

When you see something you love, contact me via email to claim it.  Remember, every gobstopper is its own unique combination of technique and serendipity, which can’t be repeated.  (Believe me, I’ve tried!)

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Four Quarter: TOP ROW (Left to Right): Purpled (blue to purple to pale aqua); Quiet (navy to pale aqua green); Quieter (navy to white); MIDDLE ROW (L to R): Grassy; A Surprising Peach (navy to blue, with hints of peachy taupe); A Blue-Jeaned Elephant (grey to deep green to denim blue); BOTTOM ROW (L to R): Understory (subdued pine green to dark charcoal); Brassy (rust-brown to blues, greens, & taupes); Overstory (rich blue spruce to walnut brown)

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Four Quarter:
Homeward Brick

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Merino fingering:
Left: Hurricane Alley; Right: It’s Always Sunny Somewhere

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Merino fingering:
Left: Wallflower; Right: Plum Tart

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Merino/ silk (4-ply) fingering:
Left: Sun-Bleached Beach; Right: Yes, a Hundred Times Yes

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Merino/ silk (4-ply) fingering:
Left: Sugared Violets (lavender to pale blue-lavender); Right: Can You Tell Me Where the Mulberry Blossoms?

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Next update: 29 Oct.

That’s right: the next gobstopper update will be right here at 3pm Eastern (Toronto/ NY) time on Saturday, 29 October.  It will feature mostly fingering weight yarn, including the nice sleek Four Quarter base.  I’ve been experimenting with some more subtle colour combinations, so expect some rich, quiet gradient cakes.

Here’s a little teaser photo, of just a few of the gobstoppers for the update, in their pre-caked form:

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Sept. update

Browse through our available cakes to see what catches your eye!  Click on the photos for a larger image, or click here for yarn details and prices.  Please remember that colours may vary on different monitors or devices; I’m happy to send additional photos or descriptions if you have questions about a particular cake.

When you see something you love, contact me via email to claim it.  Gobstopper cakes are a combination of technique and serendipity, so every cake is one-of-a-kind and can’t be repeated.

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Merino fingering: left: Hard to Fathom; right: Coals at Midnight

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Merino/ silk fingering: Can You Tell Me Where the Mulberry Blossoms?

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BFL/ silk giants: Back left: One Last Bit of Glory; Back right: Bigh Time; Front left: Into the Home Straight; Front right: The Equinox Has Come and Gone

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Merino DK: left: As Busy as a Leaf-Dappled Day; right: Eddying

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Merino DK: Back left: PB&J, 3 Meals a Day; Back right: Toe Point; Front: A Clever Kind of Chaos

 

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KW Knitters Fair

I’m pleased to announce that gobstopper will be at the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters Fair this Saturday, 10 Sept.  I’ll be sharing Booths 108-110 with the marvelous indie dyers indigodragonfly and the lovely yarn shop Shall We Knit?.

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I’m burning the midnight oil, caking and labelling a big new batch of gobstoppers for you to choose from.

I’ve been dyeing up a storm, so there will be lots of gobstoppers to choose from, plus many different samples to inspire your knitting plans.  My new favourite is Occam, a bold striped scarf by Bristol Ivy that looks great in two gobstopper gradients.

The Fair runs from 9:30 – 4:30 on Saturday at the Kitchener Aud, 400 East Ave., Kitchener, Ontario.  I hope to see you there!

 

 

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