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A Hard Week…

This last week has been filled with sadness, sorrow and loss.  As a result I’ve had to take a much needed hiatus from the work at home mom world, and dyeing yarn not only for my emotional and mental recovery but also for my physical recovery.  On February 19th we had some exciting and thrilling news, we were expecting our third baby!  Both my husband and I were excited and thrilled at the prospect of another child.  Sadly, on March 24th I had a miscarriage at 8 weeks pregnant.  We are devastated at the loss of our baby and have been taking some time to grieve for our loss as well as spend time together as a family to heal.

I have been advised by my midwife to take it easy and rest for a week or two while my body recovers.  This is one of the reasons why yarn orders have been delayed.  I intend to resume dyeing and catch up on all outstanding orders, yarn subscriptions and co-op orders starting Tuesday March 31st.  

I appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding your order, please feel free to email me.  Please be aware though, that I may not respond to your email immediately but will do my best to get back to you within 24 hours.

Thank you to all of you who have sent us your love, support, thoughts and prayers;  they have been a source of healing to us and we appreciate them greatly.

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This stocking at Artiste is one you all don’t want to miss!!  It’s our ~Good things come in small packages~ stocking!  If you are expecting, or know someone who is this will be the perfect shopping experience for you!  Or if you just want to buy some super soft yummy yarn, this is DEFINITELY the stocking for you!

There will be gorgeous layettes for your little babe, newborn cloth diapers,  hand-knit newborn woolies, baby toys and more!

I will be stocking some fabulous yarns perfect for babies!  Gaia Organic Merino, Champion BFL, Soyeux BFL as well as a Surprise Custom Scrappies Set!

And don’t forget to enter my Free for Shipping Lottery for a surprise custom dye on Uruguayan 1ply Merino!  This stuff is incredibly soft!!

And of course we have a special guest tomorrow night as well, Carina from Sweet Mama-Small Sugar has some beautiful knit sets for newborn baby!

Hope to see you all at Artiste, tomorrow night at 9pm est!  🙂

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I know I haven’t been getting these up lately but I am back on track and here are the pictures for March’s yarn club spoilers!!

I have to say that I had a LOT of fun creating this colourway!  I hope that you all enjoy knitting it as much as I enjoyed creating it.  I did have a little inspiration for this colourway from a favourite fabric of mine “Kumquat Goldfish”

So withouth further ado, here is Kumquat Goldfish on Champion BFL Aran!

 

 

Kumquat Goldfish on Champion BFL

Kumquat Goldfish on Champion BFL

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