I love Knitcircus’ inspiration for this new yarn collection. Firefly. One of my favorite shows EVER!
I have some colorways I’d love to add to this list:
- Cunning (something in the colors of Jayne‘s notorious hat)
- Companion (a rich warm red or pink, with bits of metallic gold)
- Two by two, hands of blue (obvious)
- Shindig (something pink and girly)
- Saffron (how convenient that her name would lend itself to a yarn color)
What else can you think of?
Joss Whedon’s a genius, and after we worked our way through all of the Buffy and Angel episodes, Mike and I decided to give this Firefly series a try. At first, I thought, “Okay, it’s Han Solo with a new crew,” but after one episode, the complex characters hooked me for good.
Recently, I re-watched the show’s 14 episodes all again, and found myself loving the bright, western-style landscapes contrasted with the ship’s beat-up interior all against “the black,” or deep space.
Big, geeky fangirl? Yep, I even have a couple of Firefly books. Combing through them for “research” on costumes and characters, no trouble at all.
Firefly fans, or Browncoats, are legendary for their passion for such a short-lived show, and have a reputation for helping out charities and the like. So in the Browncoat spirit, for every Still Flying yarn sold, Knitcircus will donate a dollar to Kids Need to read, a group cofounded by
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