Advent Calendar Palooza: Jimmy Beans Craftvent Day 12

I may not have thought through just how interesting these advent calendar posts are or are not.  Particularly as it looks like the Jimmy Beans Craftvent calendar has started to repeat colors.  It makes sense that it would – we are knitting a wrap, after all.  At least there will be two new 12 day […]

Advent Calendar Palooza: Jimmy Beans Craftvent Day 10

Today was a long day of travel home from my recent trip, so I didn’t get to open today’s packages until quite late.  First up, let’s see what Jimmy Beans had in store for me. Today’s yarn was more from Anzula in the Nebula base in Au Natural as the colorway.  I think it’s going […]

Advent Calendar Palooza: Jimmy Beans Craftvent Day 8

Finally, we got some color up in this house!  I was beginning to wonder where the sugar plum in the sugar plum color I chose for this kit was going to crop up. Today’s yarn is Anzula Nebula in the Black Cherry colorway.  Anzula makes beautiful, squishy yarns.  As a California company, I find it […]

Advent Calendar Palooza: Jimmy Beans Craftvent Day 7

Given my shopping habits,  I was pretty sure that I knew of every yarn dye in existence, but I was wrong.  So very wrong.  Today in the Craftvent calendar is a new to me yarn by La Bien Aimee! La Bien Aimee’s Tough Sock base is 75% Blue Faced Leicester, 25% nylon.  BFL is not […]