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


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November 19th, 2012

Ever Wish Your Knitting Patterns Were Interactive?


Many of you are familiar with my Sari Silk Crescent shawl. Born out of my love for Sari Silk yarn, I wanted to make an actual WEARABLE garment using this yarn. A quick search on Ravelry did not yield a lot of choices, and most of them were bags. Understandable since, [...]

September 16th, 2011

Hello Autumn, Good Bye UFOs


Not A Drop Stole in UrbanGypZ Econo Sock in Kiss The Sky

Okay, I am posting this with a little trepidation.

This morning the mercury hit a low of 52degrees, and I reached to my top shelf for a sweater for the first time since April. As I pulled it on, I [...]

September 6th, 2011

New Sari Silk is Here!


It has been a while since I have ordered my Helping a Sister Out sari and banana silk yarn. Since I get it straight from Nepal, I basically have to double the price to account for the shipping and customs cost. And it takes a exactly month for it to arrive. But when [...]

March 24th, 2011

Breaking All The Rules About Lace


Last years 10 shawls in 2010 knit-a-long(which has morphed into 11 shawls in 2011) had me dyeing a new line of lace yarns. I dyed a few awesome solids in some of my signature brights. But I tell you what really made my heart sing was the variegated tie dyed yarns that I made [...]

January 31st, 2011

So Begins My Traveling Shawl

UrbanGypZ sock yarn traveling shawl

I signed up for a traveling shawl swap on Ravelry. For those who not familiar with how a traveling project works, a group of knitters are starting shawls they would like to have for themselves, designing the parameters. The different parameter allowing for each knitter to contribute something creatively to the shawl be [...]