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Meet the new blog! Same as the old blog!

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

One thing I’ve missed since starting up HaldeCraft is a good blogging system. My little store does a lot, but “have a good blogging system” is not one of them. For about a year and a half now I’ve been missing categories, missing tags, missing the WP interface which I still use for my personal blog. But to move? Move the blog… again? I used to blog about HaldeCraft on my personal blog, but was worried that the occasional dropping of an f-bomb or Yet Another Pet Picture might turn off customers. Plus, I wanted something a little more… combined....

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potential

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Winnie-the-Pooh says that it's not the moment you're eating the honey, it's the moment right before you open the honey jar. That moment is filled with so much potential; it could be anything and it will probably be amazing. That's how I feel about a project right before I'm about to start it, when whatever could be called my canvas is still blank. It can be anything. And it will probably be amazing.

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Introducing Windling, a new luxury heavy worsted/aran yarn

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

I know, I know! SO MUCH NEW this week. This is a luxury worsted weight yarn (heavy worsted/aran) and it's a non-superwash (so feltable) British Bluefaced Leicester and Baby Alpaca. Mmmmmmm. IT'S SO FLUFFY! Windling, like I said, is a heavy worsted/aran non-superwash yarn (great for those looking for feltable yarns for soakers!) and one that I have tested out before -- in fact, I still have three of the limited edition "tester" colorways available from earlier this year. You can see everything that Windling is currently available in here.

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Introducing Lynn, a standard DK weight yarn

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Also new today, a standard DK weight yarn that was definitely the hit of the party at Fiber-In! I’m already sold out of a couple of colors but I’ll be ordering more base yarn and dyeing more just as fast as I can. The name of this base is Lynn, and she will be a standard base in the shop (meaning that I will restock her as often as possible and as I dye more I will have her in most or all standard colorways). Lynn is a DK weight yarn, a springy and soft 100% Superwash Merino that just...

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Introducing Ursula (a new luxury fingering/sock yarn)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

I have a new luxury base yarn I'd like to introduce you to; she's a stunner, but I won't have her all the time (so if you see her, and you like her...? Well, I'm just sayin').  Ursula is a fingering/sock weight yarn, a strong and shiny blend of 70% British BlueFaced Leicester (superwash), 20% Silk, and 10% Cashmere. You can see the colors I currently have in stock here.

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