Category Archives: Yarn

Yarn Discovery: Fluormania by Regia

You will not believe your eyes on the Schachenmayr Regia Yarn. This is called Fluormania. Diva Dan has been bugging me about this yarn. He’s been raving about the colourlines of being bold, beautiful and florescent. To satisfy his curiousity, … Continue reading

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Diva Dan Reveals His Inner Colours, 70 Mixes of Colours

One of Diva Dan’s amazing gifts is the ability to blend colours together. It comes from years of reading Home and Garden based magazines as well as working in the garden industry. He has a sense of colour combos and … Continue reading

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When Yarn Sales Get Personal… Mikey Loses Control at Spinrite

I cannot even believe of what I am about to admit… During last week’s visit at Spinrite Factory Outlet, I turned into a raging yarn fanatic! I was stationed beside the cash. When the store opened, there was a few … Continue reading

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It’s Alive Again! Spinrite Factory Outlet Website Is Back Online

It’s been seven days since Spinrite Factory Outlet’s Website crashed. I was at the store last Saturday Morning when tons of emails were flying into the store pleading to get the website back online. Due to issues beyond anyone’s control, … Continue reading

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Life is Too Short Not To Experiment

I feel like I am a cat sometimes. I have a need to explore and be curious. Diva Dan and I are on the polar opposites to a design I am working on right now. Personally, I think the design … Continue reading

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It’s Pretty ‘Unique’! It’s Lion Brand Unique Yarn

I was playing with a yarn called Unique by Lion Brand. The colour used in the scarf I crocheted was called Garden. Colour transitioning yarns are one of my favourite yarns to work with. The continual transitioning of colours feels … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of the Yarn Makers at CHA

Over the next few weeks, after coming back from the Craft & Hobby Association in California, we are enthusiastic with new ideas and yarn inspiration. This is a behind the scenes trade show where it’s the manufacturers, distributors, retailers and … Continue reading

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