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New in the Shop: Tatterhood

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Tatterhood. Let me tell you a story. A childless queen who wants children gives birth to two daughters. One is fair and beautiful, and the other is gray and hideous, and is born riding a goat and waving a wooden spoon. The sisters grow up to be the best of friends, and one day when the castle is threatened, the “ugly” sister bids everyone to stay inside the walls while she rides around the castle on her goat, beating the trolls up and chasing them away with her wooden spoon. One troll, however, gets a glimpse of the “beautiful” sister,...

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This Week's One Hit Wonders

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

A "one hit wonder" is a non-repeatable colorway that happens when there is dye testing going on, or an accident happens in the dye-pots or something just doesn't go quite as planned... BAM! Instant One Hit Wonder! This is your chance to snag a one-of-a-kind colorway, because these are not repeated! Current order of yarns in the photo: starting at the top and moving counter-clockwise, we have Andre, Lynn, Tepper, Tiptree, and Yolen. Choosing the base from the drop-down menu will change the picture to match what's available in that base. HaldeCraft HandDyed yarns started life in 2007 in a...

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Recently stocked: One Hit Wonders

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Back in stock, some One-hit Wonders! A "one hit wonder" is a non-repeatable colorway that happens when there is dye testing going on, or an accident happens in the dye-pots or something just doesn't go quite as planned... BAM! Instant One Hit Wonder! This is your chance to snag a one-of-a-kind colorway, because these are not repeated! HaldeCraft HandDyed yarns started life in 2007 in a small yarn store in Gainesville, Florida (Hanks Yarn and Fiber) and was then called "Perhaps Today is a Good Day to Dye". It has continued online as HaldeCraft HandDyed since 2011, and is hand-dyed...

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Back in stock: Gradient Sock Blanks

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Gradient sock blanks are back in stock! An experiment in gradient colors, these sock blanks go from dark to light to dark again, and will give whatever you make a truly unique, and almost heathered, look. Curious about sock blanks, and how they work up? You can crochet or knit from one end, unraveling from the blank as you go, or you can do what you'd do with a skein and wind it into a center-pull ball, first. It's up to you! I'll have an example of something I have on the needles at the end of this post. HaldeCraft...

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This Week Only: When Doves Cry

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

This week only, the last four skeins of limited edition colorway, When Doves Cry! Dig if you will, an old yarn colorway, which returned in 2017 for a limited time - When Doves Cry. The gray of Weathered Wood and the purple of Purple Rain spiral around each other, like an ocean of violets in bloom. There are two skeins in DK Weight base yarn Lynn, and two skeins in Worsted Weight base yarn Tepper. Normally priced at $24, these are marked down 25% to $18 for the next week (or until sold out, whichever comes first). Lynn Content: 100% Superwash Merino...

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