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Six years and counting

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We have just blown past the 6-year mark since I first registered this blog!  The ever-creative “First post:)” was on March 3, 2009.

Handspinning Abby Batt on Tabachek holly drop spindle

We’ve come a long way, Baby!

Happy 6th blogiversary!

The traditional year 6 gift is candy.  To celebrate, we decided to clear the decks of random ads.  It’s one of the changes that I have talked about behind the scenes for quite some time.

A clean format guarantee for you the readers is important to me.  It is clean on the back-end because we don’t book ads of any kind.  Any ads shown were never going to match your interest or ours.

This space is simply about information, and hopefully is a source of interaction as well.  Now what you see is in step with this intention.  Our site hits are growing, and this is in part thanks to 200+ followers to the @irieknit Twitter feed.

Not your average give away but here’s to ad-free posting!  Hope you like the virtual candy for our 6th!

Handspun alpaca yarn with Andean pushka and Melvin the cat

The boss of my yarn

Under Melvin’s supervision this Alpaca spin on my carved Andean pushka went on to become approx. 379 yds of 2-ply yarn.

Just a slice of the busy month of knits, spins and even a weave that I want to process for sharing… ad-free!

Author: iriegemini

Lara is originally from Jamaica, living in the Greater Toronto Area with N, and a cat, Melvin. She knits, spins, weaves, and is a chatterbox on all of the above. Lara's journey began as a young girl with her Grandmother's cross-stitch embroidery stash & blessing.

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