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Lady Wynwood #7 early release Kickstarter

I worked on my first Kickstarter and it got approved! It’s for the Special Edition Hardcover of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 1: Archer and the release of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 7: Spinster. I contacted my graphic designer about the Special Edition Hardcover of vol. 1: Archer—it’s going to be SO beautiful! The Kickstarter focuses on the Special Edition Hardcover, but it’ll also include vol. 7: Spinster so that it’ll sort of be like a launch day for vol. 7, too. A third special thing that’ll be in the Kickstarter is Special Edition Paperbacks of all the books in the series. They won’t be available in stores, just in the Kickstarter (and later, from my website, and also in my Patreon book box tiers if I decide to do them). The Kickstarter is not live yet, but you can follow it to be alerted when it has launched. (You may need to create a free Kickstarter account.) Follow Camy’s Kickstarter

European socks

Captain's Log, Stardate 11.19.2008

I got this luscious yarn at a yarn shop in Illinois and made socks for Cheryl Wyatt’s children. Here’s a pic. Isn’t this just the funnest colorway you’ve ever seen? I thought it was from Germany because of the foreign words, but it says made in Italy. It’s superwash wool, meaning you can wash it in the washer and dryer.



For you knitters out there, here’s the info from the skein:
ONline
Supersocke 100
Savanne – color
100 gramm
ca. 420 Meter
75% Schurwolle
superwash
WOOL – LAINE
25% Polyamid
www.online-garne.de
EIN PRODUCKT DER ONLINE
KALUS KOCH GMBH
D-35260 STADTALLENDORF
MADE IN ITALY
Farbe 1033
Partie 26655

Comments

windycindy said…
Love the socks! Cindi
Camy Tang said…
Thanks, Cindi!
Camy
Camy - is this a new variation to the old varigated yarns?

I used to love knitting but now my fingers cramp after awhile.

I see you use a circular needle. I've never used one. I always used the 4 needle method.
Camy Tang said…
Anita Mae, this is still a variegated yarn, but with a more modern colorway. I used to use exclusively double pointed, but then I discovered KnitPicks.com circular needles. They're TONS smoother than the circular needles you can buy at Joann or Michaels and they're also TONS cheaper than the Addi Turbos.

I had heard that a really good circular needle makes a huge difference when you're knitting in the round, but the good ones were always too expensive for me to buy "just to try it." But then KnitPicks.com came out with wooden circular needles and the join is SO SMOOTH it's amazing! Now I knit primarily with circular needles as long as they're Knitpicks.com harmony needles. I hate knitting with Bates circulars or even the Clover bamboo circs, the join is just awful, it takes more time to move stitches over the join than to knit. KnitPicks.com is the way to go.
Camy - I've never heard of a wooden circular needle. I guess I'm way behind the times. I'm only familiar with the Bates ones.

My Finnish grandmother taught me to knit when I was 12 yo so I knit the Continental way. Of course, I didn't realize this until I joined a knitting circle and wondered why every one else took their hand off the needle to whip the yarn around it while my hands never lost contact with the needles.

I saw you knitting at the ACFW conf and thought it was so neat. My daughter sits in church with us and does her beading. :-)

Thanks for the KnitPicks link. I'll have to check it out.

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