Latest YouTube Videos Podcast #7 – #13 …..

It has been awhile since I have written a blog on here.  In case you have not watched my YouTube Videos before here is the links to the latest Podcast/ Yarn Chat Videos #7 – # 13 Monday & Friday.

Podcast #7 Mondays in Our Pjs/Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast #7 Fridays Late Night/Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 8 Mondays In Our PJS/Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 8 Fridays Late Night /Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 9 Mondays in Our PJS/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 9 Fridays Late Night/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 10 Mondays In Our PJS/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 10 Fridays Late Night/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 11 Mondays In Our PJS/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 11 Fridays Late Night/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 12 Mondays In Our PJS/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 12 Fridays Late Night/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 13 Mondays In Our PJS/ Yarn Chat:

 

Podcast # 13 Fridays Late Night/ Yarn Chat:

 

I hope that you enjoy watching all of these podcast/Yarn chat Videos. The patterns for all of the Podcast/Yarn Chat Videos will be in the up coming blogs. Thanks for reading this blog.

Thanks,

Heather @ Painted World Fiber Arts

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Foam Blocking Mat/Board Set Review…

Hello everyone. This blog is about this really nice foam blocking mat/board Set that I got to try out. It is from this Company called WooLove and they have a few items listed on amazon. This blocking mat that I got to try out is one of their newest products.

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I made a you TubeVideo On the blocking mat as well . You can see that video at the link blow:

 

Here is some info on the Foam Blocking mat. Each set is a set of 9 foam  square mats. Each square foam mat is 12 x 12. Each set comes with 60 T pins. A T pin is a pin with a straight edge on top of it looking like a T on top of it. Each foam mat square has straight line’s on it so you get a nice straight edges on you finished crochet,knitting, or fiber arts project that your blocking out on it. You can also use the lines on the square mats to create other shapes so you get just the right shape for your finished project. Each foam square is heat-resistant. There for you can steam block your finish work on it , spray bottle your project wet, or wet dry your finished project on it. Each foam blocking mat set also comes in a nice plastic bag that zips up.

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Each foam mat square goes together kinda like a puzzle piece.

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As you put together each foam square the square’s becomes flat and makes a very nice smooth spot to block your finished crochet ,knitting, or fiber arts work out on.

The way that I tried out the foam mats was I needed to block out some granny squares of mine out before putting them together. So I took one of them. Put it down on the mat used the lines to lay it out in a nice square shape. I put the T pins that the set came with on each corner of the granny square. Making sure that the square was flat before putting the pins in. Then sprayed it with water and let it sit for a few hours to dry.

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Once the square was dry. I then took the T pins out.

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I looked at the square. I was very happy that the edges looked nice and that the square was the correct size that I wanted it to be.

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I liked how the foam blocking mat has worked out so far, I will be trying out some steam blocking on it soon as well as doing a how to block finished projects out on a foam blocking mat. I will be writing about it as well as making a video.

If you would like to buy one of these foam blocking mat sets you can by clicking the link down blow:

https://www.amazon.com/woolove/b/ref=bl_dp_s_web_16006558011?ie=UTF8&node=16006558011&field-lbr_brands_browse-bin=woolove

or

http://woolove.co/

or you can just contact them by a e-mail:

info@woolove.co

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I hope you enjoyed reading  my review and info about this very nice foam blocking mat/board and have a good rest of the day, afternoon, or night. Talk to you next time.

Heather @ Painted World Fiber Arts

PaintedWorldFiberArts@gmail.com

Updates / My Latest Crochet Projects

Hello everyone here is the latest links to my latest podcast/yarn chat. Where you can crochet, knit, needle point, cross stitch, or what ever fiber arts project of choice that you want to work on together with me or just lisson to /watch me while I work on my latest fiber arts project and talk to you, show you what my finished crochet project look like, talk about the latest up dates about me, as well as yarn related topics, chat about some yummy yarn hauls( new yarn that I have gotten).  Please subscribe to my YouTube channel and  join me and the kitties ( Daisy & Tiger Lilly ) every Monday together in our PJS and Fridays Late Nights.

 

Podcast # 4 Friday Late night/Yarn Chat:

 

 

Podcast # 5 Mondays In Our PJS / Yarn Chat:

 

 

Podcast # 5 Fridays Late Night/Yarn Chat:

 

 

Here is my Latest Crochet Projects info:

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Big ghost, Mini Ghost, Mini Unicorn, Mini Sprite bottle,Cheese Burger, Mini Mario Bomb,  Mini Girl Turtle, Mini Corn.

 

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All of these crochet items are lots of fun to make. They all have easy to fallow directions for all levels of crochet. Loved crocheting/making each and every one of them. Here are the crochet patterns, more info about all of the crochet patterns, and more pic.’s of the crocheted items.

 

The Bigger Ghost and The Mini Ghost:

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The bigger ghost came out a little bigger then the original pattern and I used smaller safety eyes then the pattern suggested. The pattern is a free crochet pattern designed by Hookabee.

You can down load your free copy of the pattern on Hookabee’s website in the free pattern section.

Here is the link to her site:

Hookabee Patterns

She also has a good podcast on YouTube you can find it just by typing Hookabee in the search section. She also has other free and payed for crochet patterns for other cute amigurumi’s on here website.

I decided that I wanted a smaller ghost so I used hookabee’s pattern as a reference and made it into a smaller scale and out popped out a mini ghost.

The yarn That I used for the bigger ghost and mini ghost is:

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The yarn I used was paintbox cotton DK yarn. In the colors yellow-green for the bigger green Ghost and Mustered Yellow for the mini  Ghost. For the eyes I used black 7.5mm safety eyes for the bigger ghost and black 6mm safety eyes for the mini ghost. Both ghost eyes were from 6060 eyes, crocheted with a furls crochet odsey hook in size D, stuffed with polly-fill stuffing, and cotton floss in black for their lips.

Here is some pic.’s of the bigger and mini ghost:

Bigger ghost from the front:

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Bigger ghost from the back:

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Mini ghost from the front:

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Mini ghost from the back:

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The mini burger and mini sprite bottle:

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For the mini burger and mini sprite bottle their patterns are both made by Amigurumi food. The mini burger is a free pattern that can be found on Amigurumi food’s web site under the free patterns section .

Here is a link where you can find the mini burger’s  pattern:

http://www.amigurumifood.com/2015/09/free-pattern-all-together.html

 

The mini sprite bottle can be found in Amigurumi food’s Etsy store it is $5.00 and has another way to make the sprite bottle into a coke a cola bottle as well a chicken burger pattern and french fry’s pattern. It is worth buying the pattern that you can then down load onto you computer. It has directions that are good for first time amigurumi crocheter’s as well as if you have made a lot of amigurumi’s. Lots of good pic’s. Very good directions and you get 3 patterns that are all very fun looking to make as well as different choice’s of the color of yarn for the soda flavor that you want to make. You can go to the Amigurumi food’s Etsy store by going to her web page and by clicking the Etsy circle on her page it is orange with a white E inside it.

Here is her web page:

http://www.amigurumifood.com

She has lots of other fun crochet patterns to buy and for free. Like in my blogs and podcast’s before this I have crocheted a few other items off of Amigurumi food’s web site that were lots of fun. As well as I will be crocheting some more of her items. Love all of her crochet patterns/ items.

 

The yarn for the mini burger that I used was:

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PaintBox cotton Dk. In the shades yellow-green for the light green color, for the red color it was called pillar red, for the light brown color in light carmeled , paper white, coffee brown, and mustard yellow.  For the burgers face it was done in black cotton floss for the lips, 6mm safety eyes from 6060 eyes, pink cotton floss for the cheeks, white cotton floss for the seeds on the bun. Stuffed with polly-fill stuffing for only the bun being stuffed. Crochet hook odesy hook made by furls crochet in size D.  I do plan on putting a string down the middle of the mini burger , that way all the peace’s stay together, and  that way I can hang it up some place.

 

For the Mini soda bottle the yarn that was used is:

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Paintbox Yarn in their cotton DK yarn. In the yarn colors paper white, mustard yellow, grass-green, and evergreen for the darn green color. Stuffed with polly-fill stuffing. The straw part is on stuffed  and just has a stitch in it, so that way it stayed bent, you could add a pipe cleaner or wire in it to make it even more bendy if you want that kind of effect for the straw. For the face it was black 6mm eyes from 6060 eyes , cotton floss in lime green for the cheeks and black for the lips. Crochet hook size D furls crochet odesy hook.

Here are some pic.’s of  the mini burger and mini soda bottle:

The mini burger all together:

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The mini burger all apart;

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The mini soda bottle from the front:

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The mini soda bottle from the back:

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The mini corn:

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The mini corn was made with a Twinki Chan pattern that was linked to a video of her making the corn together with you in one of her payed for video classes. The web site that her payed for video was on is $4.99 a month they had a few other payment options that made it less money to get but I picked the monthly one. You get the first 14 days free. The class area that the pattern is found on has other videos and pattern you can watch as well as a few other Twinki Chan patterns and videos. Each video that you get, has the video, a pdf  of the pattern, and lots of info on how to make the items. It is great for any stage of crochet that you are at and is easy to fallow/understand as well as really fun to make and fallow along  together with someone. It really is like you are crocheting together with someone. Loved this pattern and video.

Here is the link off of the Twinki Chan sight:

http://blog.twinkiechan.com

In the blog section titled about corn. Click the blog area and the link will be inside of the blog that is about corn.

Here is the corn blog that Twinki Chan wrote more about the corn pattern/class. The Link to the corn video/pattern that she wrote is on the bottom of the blog.

http://blog.twinkiechan.com/2017/08/16/creativebug-class-crocheted-corn/

Twink Chan I made another one of her patterns and have talked a little about her on my podcast/yarn chat as well as in one of my other blogs. She has lots of patterns that are free on her site and on her YouTube channel. To get to her YouTube channel go to YouTube and go to the search area on YouTube and type in Twinki Chan. Then her YouTube page should pop up, you can then go to her YouTube channel and learn to crochet /knit some yummy food items and none food items together with her. I love all of her items and will be crocheting/making more of her items. She also has a link to her etsy store on her web page and YouTube channel where you can buy her paid for crochet/knitting patterns Pdf’s.

The yarn that I used for the corn is:

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Paintbox yarn cotton DK. In the colors forest green and mustard yellow. For the stuffing I used polly-fill stuffing. I didn’t make a face on it, but the next time I make one a face will be happening on it. I used furls crochet’s oddesy hook in size D.

Here is some Photos of the corn:

The front of the corn:

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The back of the corn:

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The Mario Mini bomb:

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The crochet pattern for the Mario mini bomb can be found at :

http://www.wolfdreameroth.com/2009/04/bombomb.html

The Mario mini bomb pattern was very fun to crochet/make. I love Mario and the mini bomb is just too cute. I made it a little different then the original pattern by crocheting the eyes for it, in place of the felt eyes. I made a little bigger top part on it an chains with sc for on top of the top part. Loved crocheting/making the feet part the most. Very easy fun cute pattern to crochet/make .

The yarn that I used for the Mario mini bomb is:

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Paintbox DK cotton yarn. In the colors granit gray for the dark gray, paper white for the white, mustard yellow, and pure black. I used Paintbox cotton Aran weight in the color stormy gray for the top part of the top.  I used furls crochet odessy hook in size D.

Here is some pic.’s of the mini Mario bomb:

The front of the mini Mario bomb:

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The side of the mini Mario bomb:

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The back of the Mini Mario bomb:

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For The mini Turtle A.K.A. Ms. Lady Pink:

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I ended up making a girl mini turtle that was the same pattern as Mr.Ed the mini boy Turtle was.

Mr Ed the boy mini turtle:

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The mini turtle’s pattern is fun to crochet/make and very easy to fallow. Everyone that loves turtles or wants to crochet/make a turtle should use this pattern.

The Mini Turtle pattern is found at:

https://forum.crochetville.com/topic/40998-tiny-striped-turtle/

The yarn used for The Mini Turtle A.K.A. Ms. Lady pink:

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Paintbox yarn cotton DK yarn. In the colors pure black, evergreen green, and bubblegum pink. The eyes are clear 6mm from 6060 eyes. Stuffed with Polly-fill stuffing. The mouth was made with black cotton floss. I used furls crochet odesy hook in size D.

Here are some pic.’s of the mini turtle A.K.A. Ms. Lady Pink:

The Mini Turtle A.K.A. Ms. Lady pink From the back:

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The mini Turtle A.K.A. Ms. Lady Pink Likes to stand up:

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Ms. Lady Pink the mini turtle from the Side:

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For The Mini Unicorn:

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The mini Unicorn was so much fun to crochet/make. I ended up making her a little different then the original pattern by making her a pink cowal for her neck and some extra hair on her head. Loved Crocheting/making her legs.

The pattern is a free pattern that you just have to sign up to the news letter and then you can down load the 6 free patterns pdf. The mini unicorn is inside the 6 free patterns pdf.

Here is the link for the pattern:

http://www.ahookamigurumi.com/en

The pattern is very easy to fallow an is fun to make.

For the yarn that I used:

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Paintbox cotton Dk for the body part of the legs and its head. For the bottom of the feet ,  hair on the head, hair on the back, around the neck, and the horn i used yarn an colors yarn. In there must have mini’s cotton yarn in the colors pink, light pink, light purple, purple, green, light blue, orange, and light yellow.  Black 7.5mm eyes from 6060 eyes and polly-fill for the stuffing. For the crochet hook I used furls crochet odsey hook in size D.

 

Here are some pic.’s of the mini unicorn:

The mini unicorn form the front:

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The mini unicorn from the back:

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The mini unicorn from the side:

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Its been a lot of fun crocheting/making all of these mini’s. I will be trying to write blogs like this from now on every Wednesday/Thursday/ once a week,so it shows the weekly projects.Rather than almost 2 weeks of projects. Thanks for reading this blog I hope you enjoyed reading this blog and have a good day , night, after noon or what ever time of day it is while you are reading this.

Thanks Heather @ Painted World Fiber Arts

Please Join me every Monday an Fridays on YouTube:

Hello everyone. In case you haven’t seen My latest YouTube weekly Podcasts/crochet, knit,needle point, cross stitch, or what ever yarn art project of choice that you would like to work on together with me while I chat with you about whats going on with me at Painted World Fiber Arts.  Every Monday is the P.J.s one and every Friday is the late night one. These videos are so much fun for me to make an a good way for me to show off my latest projects as well as work on my yarn art project of choice together with you while letting you know what is going on with me @ Painted World Fiber Arts while you work on your current yarn art project of choice. It is a good way to hang out together no matter where you live in the world an create amazing yarn art together.Please join me every Monday and Fridays on YouTube. Here is the latest videos.

The first Monday in our P.J.S Video:

 

The first Friday Late night one:

 

The 2ed Mondays in Our PJS one:

 

The next YouTube video will be out on Friday. Thank you for reading this blog I hope you join me every Monday an Friday on YouTube. There will be some other videos coming out shortly on my YouTube channel now that I finely got my new camera and will be using that as soon as its memory card arrives. The videos will be much betters also thanks to getting a tri-pod finally that is such a big help. My latest crochet items blog an 1 other blog will be up tomorrow. Keeping busy always and loving life doing the things that I love the most.

Talk to you all soon.

Heather @ Painted World Fiber Arts.

My monthly Darn good yarns Yarn on boxing/unboxing/yarn in the box sub. Past months sub./boxes an current ones. Reviews/ YouTube videos.

I am writing this blog today about my monthly yarn in the box/sub. to darn good yarn. I have been getting the monthly yarn in the box/sub. since April 2017. So far the yarn in the monthly yarn sub./box has been working out really good I love each an every months yarn surprise an goodie’s so far.

For those that haven’t seen my videos or other posts/blogs about the monthly yarn sub/box from darn good yarn that I get. Let me tell you what a monthly yarn sub/box is. It is a once a month yarn sub. that has one skein/hank of yarn in it, in a surprise color /type of yarn that you get w/a suprise goodie. As well as a pattern for knit and crochet. You also will sometimes get discounts towards the type of yarn that you get. It gets delivered in the mail to your house every month unless you signed up for the 1 time yarn sub./box. The first yarn box/sub. is sent out right away to you after that the yarn sub/box will renew on the 1st of every month an then will be sent out to you around the 20th of every month. More info about the monthly yarn box/sub for darn good yarn can be found on their web site @ https://www.darngoodyarn.com/collections/subscriptions .

Lets start off with showing you what I got in my yarn in my monthly yarn sub/box for the month of August 2017. It was a very pretty greenish color. That was the DK weight Herbal Dyed Recycled silk yarn. I loved the yarn it was so soft an very pretty even smelled good like tea. It also came w/cookie cutters. Love the cute shapes that the cookie cutters are an I love making cookies. It will be fun to make some yummy cookies w/my son an use the very nice cookie cutters  together. It also had a pattern for knitting an crocheting. Loved the pattern can’t say what it was due to it being part of the box/sub.

Here is a pic of the monthly yarn sub/box for August 2017:

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You can buy the Herbal Dyed Recycled silk yarn on the darn good yarn web site in other colors. Here is the link:  https://www.darngoodyarn.com/collections/silk/products/herbal-dyed-lace-weight-silk-yarn-packs

I also made a YouTube video about the Yarn sub./box for the month of August 2017. Here is the video please check it out.

 

Here is some of the other months of the yarn sub/box.

For the Month of July 2017:

In the yarn sub./box for the month of July 2017. I got some very pretty sari silk Chiffon Ribbon yarn in a very pretty blue color. It came w/a project bag and a very nice pattern for crocheting an knitting. Loved both of the patterns. After getting my monthly yarn sub./ box for the month of July I got a e-mail from darn good yarn saying that the pattern for the monthly yarn sub./box needed 2 hanks of the sari chiffon ribbon an I only got 1 in my yarn sub./box so they had a buy one get one going on w/the sari chiffon ribbon an I wanted to make both of the patterns that came with my monthly yarn sub./box I ended up ordering 4 hanks all together but only paying for 2. Still a good deal over all.

Here is a pic of the yarn in the box/sub. for July 2017:

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The sari chiffon ribbon comes in all different colors an patterns Here is the Link where you can buy some : https://www.darngoodyarn.com/collections/yarn/products/chiffon-ribbon?variant=24138403718

Here is the pic of the extra sari chiffon ribbon yarn that I got. Yes I know the pic. was shown in a different blog post of mine. The Chiffon ribbon yarn is the yarn with the pretty bow on it. The darn good yarns fire cracker yarn is the chunky yarn next to it.

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I have made a couple of very pretty things w/the sari yarn so far. My pattern an pics. of what I made will be shown in a few days on the blog an a video on YouTube.

I also made a YouTube video about the month of July 2017 yarn in the box/sub. Please check it out.

 

For the month of June 2017:

In the month of June 2017 yarn sub./box I got 1 skein/hank of speckled tweed recycled silk yarn in a pretty blue color, pretty butterfly magnets, an a knitted/crocheted pattern.

Here is a pic. of the yarn box/sub. for the month of June 2017:

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You can buy the speckled tweed recycled silk yarn in other color. Here is the link : https://www.darngoodyarn.com/collections/yarn/products/speckled-tweed-recycled-silk?variant=42506742534

For the month of May 2017:

In the yarn sub./box for the month of may I got sari ribbon cording in a pretty aqua/blue/white/floral fabric pattern so pretty. For the surprise it was stitch markers that were a pretty matching aqua blue, and a pattern for crocheting an knitting.

Here is a pic for the May 2017 yarn sub./box:

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The sari ribbon cording comes in other colors to buy. Here is the link : https://www.darngoodyarn.com/collections/yarn/products/sari-ribbon-cording?variant=36886580422

The April 2017 yarn sub./box:

The April yarn sub./box was my first yarn sub./box from darn good yarn. With every first yarn sub./box that you get you will get 1 skien/hank of the worsted weight woven silk yarn in the color waterfall, mini knitting needles, a crochet hook, and a pattern for crocheting an knitting.

Here is a pic. of the April yarn sub./box:
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The worsted weight woven silk yarn comes in other colors. Here is the link where you can buy it : https://www.darngoodyarn.com/collections/yarn/products/silk-yarn-worsted-weight.

Over all I really love my Darn good yarn sub./box. I love each yarn surprise an goodie that I get as well as the suggested patterns for me to try out. I will continue to subscribe to the monthly yarn box/sub. and keep you up dated about them on this blog as well as my YouTube page.

I also have subscribed to a couple other yarn in the box/monthly sub. That I will be doing unboxing’s with on YouTube an writing about them on this blog.

I love commits please do so in the commits area blow. Please let me know your thoughts about this blog as well as what other yarn in the boxes/sub. that are good to try out.

Thank You for Reading this blog.

Heather @ Painted World Fiber Arts