Monthly Archives: June 2013

Join us tomorrow for the start of our Summer KAL!

A quick reminder that we’re going to be starting Clapotis by Kate Gilbert tomorrow (Friday, June 28th) at the store from 5-7pm.  If you’re participating in the KAL and you get your yarn here we’ll give you a 10% discount. … Continue reading

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Knitwear dos and don’ts from TNNA

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Friday night at the TNNA Yarn show in Columbus features the fashion show sponsored by the yarn companies. This has proven to be a hilarious compilation of awful sweaters which would send us into uncontrollable giggles in the past, but … Continue reading

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Roadkill and Shmiscuits on the road to TNNA

So Hallie and I are on our seventh (and, sadly, final) road trip to TNNA, the wholesale yarn show in Columbus, Ohio. The first time we went, she was only 16 and after seeing one of these signs thought she … Continue reading

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What’s On The Needles: Coming Up Short

You know how sometimes you’re knitting a thing, and it’s supposed to be symmetrical, and you think, yeah, I am totally going to use up all the yarn I have and it’s going to be perfect?  And then you use … Continue reading

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Knitting for Kicks(tarter)

Have you heard about Kickstarter? It is a public funding platform for creative projects such as movies, small business start-ups, mobile apps and so much more. Just for kicks, I did a search for knitting projects and was amazed at … Continue reading

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There’s Power in Those Stitches

Last Saturday I flew from Baltimore to Phoenix, AZ. It was a direct flight taking about 4 hours. Prime knitting time! As soon as we took off I pulled out my needles. The elderly gentleman sitting next to me glanced … Continue reading

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What’s On The Needles: Ocean Edition

I’m in vacation this week at my family’s house in Rehoboth Beach, DE, and my oceanside project is very appropriate. I am on a big shawl kick right now (a big kick, not for big shawls, although this is one) … Continue reading

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Summer Knit-Along – Clapotis

I started winding my yarn for the summer knit-along we’re doing here.  The April/May KAL went along so well (well, relatively, for a strangely-written pattern that we didn’t test-knit) that we figured a second one was worth the fuss.  😀 … Continue reading

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Artscape 2013

Celebrating its 32nd year, and known as the largest free arts festival in the U.S., Baltimore’s Artscape takes place from July 19-21. Based on our success in yarn bombing  port-a-potties at last year’s event  (check out the video of our … Continue reading

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HONfest 2013

This annual celebration takes place on the Avenue (W. 36th Street between Falls and Chestnut Streets) this Saturday, June 8 from 11am to 10pm and Sunday, June 9 from noon to 6pm. There will be live entertainment, the Lil Miss … Continue reading

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