Ever wanted to go on a knitting retreat? This was my first time and it was so much more than I thought.
Read about the resurgence of American wool, sustainable ranching and, of course, the fabulous classes.
The yarn community is filled with amazingly creative designers, dyers and spinners. Tina Whitmore, founder of KnitWhits is certainly among that set and her new yarn company, Freia Fine Handpaints … Continue reading
I’ve been working on a number of projects that needed either decorative or non-rolling edges. This gradient Showy Cable Cowl is next up on the list. I wanted pretty edges … Continue reading
Those of you who have been reading the blog for a while, know I moved up to Lake Tahoe last year. It is one of the most beautiful places on … Continue reading
Stephanie over at Space Cadet Yarns was kind enough to feature our new Granite Lake Shawl in her newsletter this week. You can find it here at: https://spacecadetyarn.com/2017/07/05/newsletter-getting-back-work/ I’ve been following … Continue reading
I owe you a blanket pattern. I promised to add one to the Estrellita Hat pattern when it was announced. The only issue is the original sample blanket was the inspiration for … Continue reading
Not only is Boulder one of the most beautiful towns in the country, it has 2 yarn shops.
Visit some lovely yarn shops on your trip down the coast of this small state.
It’s fashion month. That means the top designers are revealing the trends for Fall 2015 at Fashion Weeks worldwide, including the big ones in London, Paris, Milan and New York. The … Continue reading
I flew to San Jose this weekend to visit a candy store. Not one filled with sugar, but with something better… yarn. Stitches West is one of, if not the largest knitting show … Continue reading
Last week I shared a post with you from the blog “With Mel“. Lucky Mel lives and knits in Hawaii. She is coordinating a knit washcloth drive to send to Haiti (isn’t the … Continue reading
There aren’t that many companies that do absolutely everything right, so I’m pleased to share one with you. I ordered some Australian Superfine Merino by Cleckheaton and they exceeded my expectations from start … Continue reading
Here’s a nice summer and fall yarn for you to try – Classic Elite Yarns Soft Linen. I admit, I’m just not a big fan of linen. It’s too harsh on … Continue reading
My husband and I planned for a 10-day vacation in Tuscany while our son was at camp. I had a clear vision of our trip; small towns, beautiful photographs (my … Continue reading
Replacing my lost knitting needles was top of mind as I pulled into Strasbourg, a 2-hour train ride from Reims and just a mile or so from the German border. It … Continue reading
I’ve been searching my hotel room like a mad woman for hours. Opening the same suit case, my purse and my carry on again and again, certain that the small … Continue reading