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July update

The July update is now sold out.  Please check in for the next update on Friday, 25 August at 1pm Eastern time. I’ve been captivated lately by the oddities of late 19th century patent medicines, which claimed some extremely dubious … Continue reading

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June update

Note: Everything is now sold.  The next update is Sunday, 16 July at 5 pm Eastern (Toronto/ NY) time. Here’s a brand-new batch of colour for you!  As always, every gobstopper is one-of-a-kind, so if you see something you love, … Continue reading

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New laceweight & other news

My personal knitting sweet spot tends to be fingering weight shawls, usually with stripes, simple garter stitch, or geometric lace. Lately, though, my thoughts have been turning to more complicated lace shawls; there have been some stunning examples on Ravelry … Continue reading

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May update

Happy May, everyone!  I’m enjoying lots of colour outside in the garden, but a little more colour in yarn form never hurts, right?  Have at ’em! Remember, every gobstopper is one-of-a-kind, so if you see something you love, contact me … Continue reading

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Frolic ahoy!

The Toronto Knitters’ Frolic is just around the corner! It’s been a long build-up for me, but now the yarn is all dried, the gobstoppers are caked, and the labels are on.  Oh, and the colournames.  The colournames are absurd … Continue reading

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