Stay Sharp

by Dye Mad Yarns

$18.00 $19.00

 There's something admirable about what starts as a hobby and then becomes a museum in and of itself, thus enters the Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum in Logan, Ohio. Rev Johnson's collection began in the late 80s and continued up until his death in 2010. The Pencil Sharpener Museum (and its shed home) have found a permanent place at the Hocking Hills Welcome Center with a collection of over 3400 pencil sharpeners. 

Just like any museum, the collection has been meticulously cataloged and preserved in protective cases. There are sharpening cars, toys, Garfields, Mickeys, Tweetybirds, tractors, airplanes, trains, US presidents, panda bears. There are old ones and new ones, and some shelf-mounted classics you generally only see at the library. This collection is purported to be the largest in North America and amazingly, there are no duplicates! 

Stay Sharp is a pencil inspired yarn - mustard yellow, silver, and pink. 


Chester Sock: 100g, 437 yards, blend of 75% superwash merino/25% nylon
Gladys Shawl: 100g, 438 yards, single ply blend of 70% superwash merino/30% silk
Minnie DK: 100g, 246 yards, 100% superwash merino wool (also available in 100% alpaca)
Genny Worsted: 100g, 191 yards, 80% superwash merino/20% alpaca
Chunky Trevor: 100g, 76 yards, 80% merino/20% nylon, single ply