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

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March 28th, 2013

Knitting in Retrograde and Anti-Patterns

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 So, you may or may not have noticed that I often write what I call anti-patterns. They are mostly theories as opposed to hard fast instructions for making a hat/shawl/scarf. And I am sure it drives some knitter nuts. Most knitters want exact directions to make an exat piece of knitwear [...]

March 7th, 2013

Inside Studio Q

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This June, will mark my third year in my studio. Having a dedicated studio outside of my tiny home was a game changer for me. I had spent the better part of 2 years [...]

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 10th, 2013

Studio Daze

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Yesterday, I had a meltdown. I flat out came unglued and pitched a good old fashioned hissy fit with teeth gnashing and tears. My day was filled with dread procrastination and whining. I had to go to the studio to get some stuff cranked out and [...]

January 7th, 2013

Sweater Series Test Yarn

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