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More Season’s Greetings for Sock Knitters!

Just in time for gift knitting we have received a beautiful batch of sock yarns from Indigo Dragonfly.  This Ontario, hand dying enterprise create some rich and decadent colours when they dye their yarns.  Each one comes with an equally creative name and therefore a story.  It is certainly icing on the cake to tell the recipient of your hand knit socks that they are not only made with love but the colour is called “Cumberbacchanal”. Especially if that recipient is a fan of the TV series Sherlock .

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Here are some highlights from this order:

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Beige

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Don’t Blink (Dr. Who)

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Sage Fright

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Dawn’s In Trouble; Must Be Tuesday

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Only The Exact Phrase I Used Was Don’t (Firefly)

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Hungry Hungry Dystopos

This yarn is composed of 80% superwash merino and 20% nylon, so they will make nice and strong, washable socks! Each skein has 356m , which is ample for a pair of socks and each costs $26.

Craftily yours
Kristin

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…and the award for the most inventive yarn-colour-names go to…

Indigo Dragonfly of course!
This yarn is beautiful enough! Browsing the colour names is just the added bonus.  Ponder names like “Slutty Thursday Afternoon Things” – it’s pink!

Since we have an excellent selection of unique skeins I will not be able to show you all the lovelies in this post, but here are some highlights.  ↓

indigo dragonflyfront- Is The Money Okay? Did They Hurt The Money?
back – The Impenetrable Apricot Forcefield

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left – Only The Exact Phrase I Used Was “Don’t”,
right- And Then Buffy Staked Edward. The End

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left -I’ve Never Been Up With People Before,
right- Lambada 3: It’s Tepid!

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left -Cyclones Of Anarchy,
right-Squid Vicious

Imagine matching the colour names to the feet in your life and you will have the perfect gift for some lucky someones.  This is sock weight yarn with a bit of nylon mixed into the merino for strength.  In addition it would make beautiful scarves, shawls and other light weight goods. This 356 metre skein is $26.

If you would like to put your Indigo Dragonfly yarn into use right away consider:

Sock Master Class
Saturday June 7, 14, 21, 10:30am-12:30pm
$76, materials not included.

Introduction to Socks Class 
Thursday July 3, 10, 17, 7-9pm
$76, materials not included.

See full descriptions HERE and call us to register 416 533 5648

Craftily yours
Kristin

 

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Indigo Dragonfly is here!
Beautiful, hand-dyed, goodies from our neighbours in Haliburton, Ontario! This delivery includes a smorgasbord of lovely merino sock yarns.   Each skein comes with plenty of character and we have been treated to several limited edition, especially-special, one of a kind, never again, skeins of yarn! Check it out↓
indigo dragonfly sockOne Shirt, Two Shirt, Red Shirt, Duck! Special Edition

DSCN0001That Dream Where You’re At Work And All You’re Wearing Is Underwear… Um…Hi… Special Edition

DSCN0003Your Birthing Vessel Was A Cricetinae, And Your DNA Expositor Smelt Of Sambucus Pericarp! Special Edition

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Amphibious: A Tendency To Repeatedly Fall For Lies From Frogs Special Edition

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Turquoish Delight Special Edition

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Nearfenugen: The Fear Of Being Run Over By A Jetta Special Edition

Yes- those are the names of the colours! Names inspired by television series and movies, fabulous quotations, and memorable one-liners.  My favourite colour-name …? Already told ya- right here.

Other delightful colours look just like this ↓

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Top – Lord Chatterley’s Divorce Attorney
Bottom Left – Sailor Bait: The Official Lipstick of the 2012 Walk of Shame
Bottom Right – Also, I Can Kill You With My Brain

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Top Left – As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly
Top Middle – Lambada 3: It’s Tepid!
Top Right – I Made That Tape Special For Today
Bottom Left – Safety Pin Or Safety Pint: Discuss
Bottom Middle – I’ll Be In My Bunk (Jayne- Firefly)
Bottom Right – My Name Is Indigo Montoya

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Top Left – Eviscerate Is Enough
Top Right – Is She All Green and Fuzzy and Mossy?
Bottom Left – Sargasm
Bottom Middle – Shiraz: Because Corn Flakes At Midnight By Yourself In Pajamas Is Just Sad
Bottom Right – Curse Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal

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Top Left – The Impenetrable Apricot Force Field
Top Right – Plumber’s Butt: Release The Cracken!
Bottom Left – Caffeinate The Minion
Bottom Right – The Worst Part of Nodding Off Is Folgers In Your Lap

Indigo Dragonfly Sock – 80% merino, 20% Nylon for strength. 356m (390 yds), 6-8sts/2.5cm (inch), $26 per skein.  There is only one, or in a few cases, two of each colour, so if you are in love – best to stake your claim pronto!

Craftily yours
Kristin