Juno Fibre Arts – Alice Sock: yarn review

Knit Night in deepest Velvet with plum beads

Knit Night in deepest Velvet with plum beads

We’re still getting into the swing of things here with all the excitement that back-to-school brings but should be back to our regular blogging routine soon.

In the meantime, we were saddened to learn that Asti at Juno Fibre Arts will be closing her doors and no longer dyeing by the end of October. You may remember that we interviewed Asti back in the spring of this year.
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Gretel’s Grimm Mitts go out on the Town

Minty models Gretel, Frankenmitt and her hat

Minty models Gretel, Frankenmitt and her hat

How about some Mitts that contain as many ornate knitting techniques and dubious yarns as possible? The Emperor’s New Mitts were created because the Fingerless Glove Fanatics’ April knitalong voting got a little out of hand, if you’ll pardon the pun. I did promise to make a version in actual yarn, as did a couple of other knitters. My “Gretel’s Grimm Mitt” met “Frankenmitt” at the FGF London meet on Saturday. And they both met Minty’s eye-watering crochet, specially created for the occasion. She was right, we definitely couldn’t miss her in that hat.

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