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For the all the latest please check my site, http://www.strickensmitten.com

I love playing with color and different dyeing techniques. There are so many ways to get color onto yarn and I aim to explore them all. My favorite colors both to work with and to dye are those which have a little bit of mystery to them. Something you can't quite put your finger on right away that keeps you looking again and again.

I love yarn and have had a yarn habit since childhood. Even when I wasn't actively knitting or crocheting I always had yarn around if only to admire. Stricken Smitten describes the feeling I get when I see a wonderfully luscious yarn. It's a little like love at first sight -- you're stopped dead in your tracks and when you finally draw breath again it's too late. That yarn has cast its spell on you and you are absolutely smitten…

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  • Joined March 18, 2009

Favorite materials

Wool, silk, bamboo, cashmere

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About

For the all the latest please check my site, http://www.strickensmitten.com

I love playing with color and different dyeing techniques. There are so many ways to get color onto yarn and I aim to explore them all. My favorite colors both to work with and to dye are those which have a little bit of mystery to them. Something you can't quite put your finger on right away that keeps you looking again and again.

I love yarn and have had a yarn habit since childhood. Even when I wasn't actively knitting or crocheting I always had yarn around if only to admire. Stricken Smitten describes the feeling I get when I see a wonderfully luscious yarn. It's a little like love at first sight -- you're stopped dead in your tracks and when you finally draw breath again it's too late. That yarn has cast its spell on you and you are absolutely smitten. Stricken is also the verb for knitting in German and I have never been able to resist a good multilingual pun.

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