Persimmon Tea

Yarn: Black Sheep Hand Crafts in “Persimmon” (other colors available here) Pattern: Darjeeling by Cat Bordhi Notes: As I was knitting this ingenious heel, I thought to myself “this is way too many increases. This is ginormous. This is never going to fit…” but I had seen one other person on Ravelry …

Black Sheep Creations

Next in talking about my friend’s Etsy shops is my friend Laura’s shop, Black Sheep Creations. Laura is one of those totally gorgeous and completely talented in all respects kind of people, and she’s sweet as pie to boot. I first met her when she came into the yarn store. …

Phoenix Fire Designs

Next up in talking about my friend’s Etsy shops, is someone who has been an online friend for a number of years, Phoenix Fire Designs. It’s almost embarrassing that even though we only live a couple hours away from each other, and send birthday and holiday gifts back and forth, that we’ve …

Ouidamac

Third in my series on friend’s Etsy shops (Etsy Tuesday!) in my friend Ouida’s – Ouidamac. I’ve known Ouida for about five or six years now, ever since she started coming to Stitch-n-Bitch back when we were at Books, Inc. Back in the day, yo! Ouida is generous with her …

Funkaknits

Second in my series on pimping my friend’s Etsy shops is Funkaknits. Funny story first – usually I am horrible with names. But one day at the yarn store this girl (and by “girl” I mean “woman of indeterminate age who looks younger than me but old enough to by …