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

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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 [...]

January 11th, 2013

Friday 5: Five Yarns Listing Today!

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Listing today @ 3pm EST at the ETSY shop.

 

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January 16th, 2012

I am unresolving in 2012

This time last month marked the end of a 9 month long crunch. And after cranking for 10 shows I was feeling pretty crunchy. I settled in for a few weeks of introspection and New Year resolution making. I pulled up last years awesome post of resolutions only to realize I really did not [...]

November 1st, 2011

The Other Stash

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Hidden in the two large trunks by my living room sofa, is my neglected fabric stash. Most of it vinatage, a gift from a friend as I moved to Asheville. I decided to bust it out a few weeks ago and attempt a quilt. After cutting and sewing for hours, I was mortified [...]

September 17th, 2011

First WIP complete!

One sweater done!! Just needs some serious blocking. Worked in one piece sleeve to sleeve this piece grew as I got to the end. Either I was way more relaxed while knitting the second half of the sweater, or the weight of the whole thing stretched it quite a bit. Carmelo in UrbanGypZ [...]