TKW v. KFI, Debbie Bliss, et al. Complaint filed September 2, 2008: document in two parts, here and here (and exhibits in three, here, here and here), posts here, here, (an aside), here, here and here. Motion to dismiss filed … Continue reading
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If I wind up reporting most of the steps in these actions, it’ll get pretty boring. So, this post will be reposted periodically with updates, with extra posts when there’s something pithy to say. Observation: the more you type the … Continue reading
You have to feel sorry (or not) for a yarn distributor these days. Every claim you may put on a yarn label or website will be scrutinized. … like this one! Maybe the missing 5% is a fudge factor. (Don’t … Continue reading
Here we go… TKW has sued Noro in U.S. District Court as well (along with KFI, the Elaloufs, and Opperman): false advertising, breach of express and implied warranties, perfidious dealing, civil conspiracy. Complaint here. (ETA: this is fresh — Noro … Continue reading
A first response in the cashmere conflict: a motion to dismiss (PDF) three of the seven counts in the complaint, filed on behalf of the U.S. defendants only. (In other words, VVG, Designer Yarns, and Debbie Bliss are not part … Continue reading
Imagine that… a page of goat quotes! Now, let’s move on to what we do know about the yarns in question here — at least, what the published test results tell us. (Edit: oh, and some complaint exhibits (large files): … Continue reading
Dear Madam/Sir, Have a nice day! We are one of the leading manufacturer and exporter in China specially providing natural fibre handknitting yarns containing pure cashmere,cashmere/silk blended yarn,sock yarn,super merino,angora,baby camel,organic cotton ,wool yarn and bamboo,soy, corn fibre yarns etc, … Continue reading
The Host, one of my favourite Indian restaurants, used to have gosht masaledar on the menu — a goat stew with a mellow yet deep blend of spices. I miss it. Just for the sake of flogging the dead goat … Continue reading
KFI has published this statement on Ravelry (copied wholesale): The allegations and claims in The Knit With’s recently filed complaint are without merit. We intend to defend the lawsuit vigorously in the proper legal arena. Our attorneys are currently in … Continue reading
I will admit it. I read Perry Mason mysteries (uh… in between reading other stuff). I find this back cover (which is all that remains of the book because somebody was playing with it) particularly amusing.