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Rain, and community supported yarn

I forgot to show you; these are the buttons I bought for the Heather Hoodie cardigan.

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I think they’re called Steampunk. I scooped five of them up at Twisted on my way out of town before Crafty Mom weekend, and hoped they would work. They are a perfect fit.

Still haven’t blocked the hoodie. The thought of 2+ pounds of wet wool isn’t exciting me right now, and I’d have to wait for it to dry. It’s been raining and blowing like crazy here, yuck. But I do have new rain gear. I bought these at the local high school auction on Saturday. I saw them when I was helping set up on Friday, and I knew they had to be mine.

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Perfect for this week! A big thank you to The Arrangement (my go-to shop for gifts) for donating these lovelies to the Grant High School auction.

And here are the shoes I didn’t buy. NBA Portland Trail Blazer Greg Oden’s signed size 19′s (at least), next to my 6.5. Yikes.

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Here’s my yarny spotlight of the day:

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My friend Lorajean (Knitted Wit) has a cool idea. You’ve heard of CSA farms, where you buy a share and then get produce all through the growing season? She’s proposing CSY/F: Community Supported Yarn/Fiber. If you buy a share, you’ll get 5 deliveries of either hand-dyed yarn or hand-dyed fiber (your choice), at a discount. This is a way for her to get capital to invest in new yarns and fibers to dye for her customers. Her products are gorgeous! You can read more about it here. For me, this works better than CSA produce, because my yarn won’t go bad before I get to it. I’m in!