Five standard HaldeCraft base yarns

I dye a number of base yarns here at HaldeCraft, both standard, every-day yarns, and spoil-yourself, luxury yarns. Here are five of my go-to standards, in four different weights. Andre (fingering/sock): Andre comes in a 400 yard/100 gram put-up, and has a nice good twist to it. Many sock knitters …

Down, but not out

I don’t know if I’ve really brought it up here before – mostly because it’s not HaldeCraft related, really – but my dogs fight sometimes. Mostly it happens when the four-legged dog (Corwin) accidentally bumps up against (Lindy) the three-legged dog’s stump, which scares Lindy and she snaps at Corwin, …

Ragna Cap

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Windling Pattern: Ragna Cap by Elsebeth Lavold Started: 7/2/14 Completed: 7/9/14 Notes: I’d wanted to knit this hat for years, but kept getting sidetracked. I burned through it because it was immense fun, and in a yarn that feels divine. Then I donated it to a charity auction, where …