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Hello! I'm Andrea, and I may have a slight addiction to all things fibery and pretty! My obsession with color began when I was quite young. Some of my most vivid memories of my childhood involve coloring all over everything with either crayons or markers, and being covered to my elbows in finger paints. I love mixing and blending colors, everything from the slight shifts of tone on tone color, to really pushing the envelope with big bold in your face deeply saturated color, and virtually everything in between.

My love of fiber,came a little later, I was taught to crochet by my Granny when I was 9, and from that point on I was hooked (get it, get it, dorky crochet humor). I simply adore the tactile nature of working with fibers and yarns, the slipperyness of silks, and scratchyness of some wools, as well as the utterly heavenly soft big puffy cloud luxurious texture of others…

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  • Joined September 5, 2007

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Wool, Silk, Merino, Superwash Merino, Falkland, Bamboo, Acid Dyes, Natural Dyes, Fabric

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Hello! I'm Andrea, and I may have a slight addiction to all things fibery and pretty! My obsession with color began when I was quite young. Some of my most vivid memories of my childhood involve coloring all over everything with either crayons or markers, and being covered to my elbows in finger paints. I love mixing and blending colors, everything from the slight shifts of tone on tone color, to really pushing the envelope with big bold in your face deeply saturated color, and virtually everything in between.

My love of fiber,came a little later, I was taught to crochet by my Granny when I was 9, and from that point on I was hooked (get it, get it, dorky crochet humor). I simply adore the tactile nature of working with fibers and yarns, the slipperyness of silks, and scratchyness of some wools, as well as the utterly heavenly soft big puffy cloud luxurious texture of others. Yes I'm that girl who walks into a yarn shop or fabric store and has to touch everything in sight!

At Plays Well With Colors, I get to combine 2 of my passions and share that love with you.

You can find me on Ravelry and Twitter as andrea9772. Come say hi!

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