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Roving Has Arrived!

Spin it, Felt it, Love it... Fervent followers of Dashiemouse's personal blog may remember that last June she received a small tuft of pink roving in the mail, which sent her deeply back down the rabbit hole of spinning.  Since then, we've been working behind the scenes to bring that amazing roving to you... Well wait no longer, today is that day! Here's the first arrival of our spinning supplies - Mauch Chunky Roving from Kraemer!     Whether you're spinning or felting, the beautiful colors and excellent prep of the Mauch Chunky Roving will make your work easier. As with all of Kraemer's wools, the materials are sourced from American farmers and processed in their Pennsylvania mill.

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Merengue Knot Bag

Rambunctious and Fun! Paula King is our latest Independent Designer.  She created this jubilant Merengue Knot Bag.  The amazing, sculptural ruffles are thanks to the magic of felting.  Knit this bag at a large, loose gauge, then toss it in the washing machine and watch it transform!  Felting hides all kinds of faults, so this pattern would be perfect for someone who wanted to try out some new techniques. The knot bag closure is so simple and effective.  It's perfect for hanging around your wrist on quick errands or at a party.  Make your colors as loud or as quiet as you like; the possibilities are endless! Paula decided on Noro À La Mode and Kureopatora for her bags.  Even...

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