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Sunday Snapshot: Green Mountain Spinnery | Red-Handled Scissors

Sunday Snapshot: Green Mountain Spinnery

Jeremy and I escaped Brooklyn for a few days and spent a lovely Thanksgiving weekend in the Vermont. To round out the trip, we hit the Putney Craft Tour yesterday and checked out the Green Mountain Spinnery. Needless to say, it was pretty awesome. If you haven’t seen small-scale yarn manufacturing in action, I highly …

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Sunday Snapshot: NYC Yarn Crawl 2012 | Red-Handled Scissors

Sunday Snapshot: NYC Yarn Crawl 2012

Yesterday, my pal Ashley from The Feisty Redhead and I hit our local Brooklyn yarn stores for the NYC Yarn Crawl! Even though the day was all about fiber, I somehow came home with a couple of yards of typewriter print fabric instead a bag full of yarn. But really, how could I resist?

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Sunday Snapshot: Lion Brand Yarn Sample Wall | Red-Handled Scissors

Sunday Snapshot: Lion Brand Yarn Sample Wall

Today, I refreshed my photo skills at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio with a fiber photography class taught by the charming and very talented Franklin Habit. (I’ll admit it: my college photography classes weren’t exactly yesterday, and I was getting a little rusty on some of my camera settings.) Afterwards, I had some fun playing …

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I Love Kitchen Cotton Yarn! | Red-Handled Scissors

I Love Kitchen Cotton Yarn!

I spent a rockin’ Saturday evening catching up on my favorite ghost-related “reality” TV shows and tackling some practical crochet projects. (We party pretty hard here in Brookyn.) Between EVPs and EMF spikes, I turned out three new dish scrubbers using Lion Brand Yarn’s new Kitchen Cotton yarn! I first saw Kitchen Cotton yarn when …

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