Top Ten Least Favorite Knitting Myths!

UPDATE: Since there were so many amazing comments, check out the sequel to this post – YOUR Top Ten Least Favorite Knitting Myths A few days ago a knitter came into the “Knitting Doctor” (a knitting help session) with a scarf that had gotten off in pattern.  I ripped down 5 rows to where the pattern looked like it […]

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Fun at The Knit and Crochet Show

The Knit and Crochet Show Lunch with two of my favorite humans on earth, Melissa Leapman and Edie Eckman Last week I got back from teaching at my first Knit and Crochet Show.  I’m so ridiculously behind in life, I’m not fully unpacked yet (I’ve been home a week!).  Is that normal?  Does everyone go […]

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Yarn Dyeing Fun!

Yarn Dyeing Techniques! One great thing about working with so many talented folks, is getting a chance to get together after hours, have a glass of wine, and learn something new.  We had been hearing about all the amazing yarn dyeing techniques Grace had been sharing in her Dyeing classes at the Studio, and wanted […]

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Yarn Market News Conference 2013 Baltimore!

Yarn Market News Conference 2013 One of my favorite parts of my year as a knitting professional, is attending the Yarn Market News Conference.  Yarn Market News is our trade journal, and once a year, the magazine hosts a conference with speakers on everything from Visual Merchandising to Branding to Social Media.  This year’s conference […]

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Three Years Later . . . Vogue Knitting Live!

It’s been nearly three years since I blogged.  Don’t worry this won’t be the blog equivalent of Edith Bunker’s High School Reunion episode (for those of you who do not possess an uncanny memory for television from 1973 – I’m sorry, but you can click on the You Tube link).  I won’t start by telling […]

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Destruction and Rebirth

A lot has been going on in the last six weeks since out apartment has been taken OVER by our kitchen rehab. With the Living Room / Dining Room being the staging area, the kitchen torn to shreds, our guest bedroom / office being our kitchen. That means we have been living in our bedroom. […]

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Let the Rehab Begin . . .

We’ve been talking about it and saving for it for years. Now we are finally starting. This Tuesday we begin our 4 -5 week (hopefully) time of living in our bedroom & eating in our office. Say goodbye to this black tiled nightmare: With broken, badly done tile countertop: And the undercabinet oven that doesn’t […]

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A Series of Extremes

It’s impossible to sum up the last few weeks. A lot has happened in our lives since I last wrote in late December. In honor of a very special man who wanted his family to live their lives and find joy, I will focus on the things that give me joy, peace and fill me […]

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