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Witty Gems from a Wandering Yarn Maven

May 13, 2014

There's a new yarn brand in the market and it's coming from a witty, winking, wandering character named Mrs. Crosby. She's a sort of curator, finding yarns and ephemera from makers around the world. She sends me postcards from her travels:

She's full of fun little gems, like these:

But what about the yarns? This past week, at the The National NeedleArts Association May show, I picked up a couple skeins. Shown here are Hat Box, a merino-silk-cashmere sportweight, and Satchel, a superwash merino singles fingering. The yarns are all kettle dyed in a lovely, sophisticated but lively palette. You can find info on all five yarns here.

Mrs. Crosby says she'll be adding new yarns, particularly small-batch limited editions, as she encounters interesting fibers on her travels. She's a fun character to follow and I look forward to seeing her yarns in projects everywhere. Read the whole story and learn more at www.mrscrosbyplays.com.  Cheers and happy travels!


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