Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Farm Knits...the beginning of something good!

A little about me:
I began knitting in the fall of 2009 when my youngest daughter was just a couple of months old. I learned I love knitting, and I really enjoy knitting for other people. Young or old, I believe that a well-knitted item spruces up even the dreariest of days and wardrobes. The name, FarMknits comes from my family's FarM. In the fall of 2009 my husband and I bought 16 acres, which we are slowly converting from cropland to pasture and woodland. Our goal is sustainability, and my love is localness. My favorite knitted items are shorties knit from locally grown and spun yarn. Au natural and non-dyed, I thoroughly enjoyed transforming this yarn into a cute and functional wearable item!

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Shorties in Certified All-natural Wool, grown and spun by Bellweather Farm in MI.

I also love the blend of hand-dyed colorways and all natural trim. I'll let this picture speak for itself:

Marr Haven all natural trim with BBR handdyed by Lollytree Yarns in her Surfer Girl colorway

See FarMknits at Flicker for examples of my work and yarn availability. My yarn selection is not often updated, so please e-mail me for more information!
Meet me on Ravelry, screen name MeKnitToo.
On DiaperSwappers I am MissC!
E-mail me at FarMknits at gmail dot com to contact me for knitted items.
Thank you, and I look forward to knitting for you in the future!

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