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The Club Craze: Self Striping Yarn Club

I have fallen off the fingering weight wagon...again.  Despite my self-imposed kibosh on all self-striping sock yarn, I joined a three-month sock yarn club this week.  I am choosing to characterize my slip up as stash enhancement because Quaere is one of my favorite indie dyers, and I stalk her Etsy store daily. 

Unlike other clubs I have participated in, where there is a blind reveal, she has opted to share inspiration photos.  Check these out.

Quaere Self Striping Yarn Club January inspiration photo

Quaere Self Striping Yarn Club February inspiration photo

Quaere Self Striping Yarn Club March inspiration photo
Needless to say, I loved them ALL.  

I’ve found that yarn clubs can be a mixed bag.  While I do enjoy the surprise and anticipation around club selections, I appreciate my need for control even more.  It’s the reason I cannot knit fraternal socks or the polar opposite colorways that seem to be so popular.  My socks must match – from cuff to heel to toe.  And knowing the colors that may inspire a club yarn makes the lump sum purchase easier to make since I know that I will love and use each selection.  No destash sales here.

So back on the wagon I go.  Until next week, bon tricot.  

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