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My name is Stacey Budge-Kamison, the fiberista behind UrbanGypZ Artisan Yarn in Asheville, NC.

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February 20th, 2013

Wordless Wednesday: the icicle scarf progress

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February 15th, 2013

Friday Five: Chunky Love

Joe Bates, Sid Bryan, and Cozette McCreery's knitwear brand SIBLING Photo by Christopher Dadey

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sibling-london-fashion-week-2013-2013-1?op=1#ixzz2KyngkB4V

Joe Bates, Sid Bryan, and Cozette McCreery’s knitwear brand SIBLING Photo by Christopher DadeyRead more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sibling-london-fashion-week-2013-2013-1?op=1#ixzz2KyngkB4V

 

There is something seductive about thick chunky yarns. All that wooly texture big enough to see without your reading glasses. Macro knits that work up so fast. Who doesn’t love some good ole’ instant gratification knitting. [...]

February 11th, 2013

An Anti-Pattern: UrbanGypZ’s Basic Cowl Theories

UrbanGypZ' Basic Cowl Theories

 

One of my favorite quick knits projects is cowls. For the most part, cowls can take as little as one skein of yarn(100g/3.75 oz). They are the perfect palette to highlight a new knitting technique, or a beautifully textural art yarn. Like the hat formula I posted last week (Did you catch [...]

February 7th, 2013

The Last Big Chill

I want it to snow. Not the kind of snow that just messes up the yard with patches of white stuff that is going to melt in minutes. I want the winter wonderland blankets of stuff that covers everything so thick, you have no idea what lies beneath, we are going NOWHERE because [...]

January 14th, 2013

Great Socks!!

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I have no idea who said it first, but it seems to be the grand consensus that sock yarn does not really count as stash. And it is a good thing. Because most knitters that I know have a large stash of sock yarn. Myself included (we are talking personal stash I keep [...]