Stitches East – Amazing!

Next up in the live out of suitcase life of a traveling knitting teacher . . . STITCHES East This was the view from my hotel room window.  Yes, I woke up that early. I hope you enjoyed that picture . . . it’s the only one I took. I was too focused on teaching […]

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Vogue Knitting Live Chicago!

Okay, so admittedly, I’m the worst blogger ever. I’m trying to catch up because there’s been SOOOO much going on. I’ll start with a couple of weeks ago when I was lucky enough to get to go to my home town – Chicago. Vogue Knitting Live Chicago I don’t get to go home too often, […]

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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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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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Harvest of Eggplant, Peppers and Yarn

Fall is harvest time at the Lyons / Frutkoff rooftop garden. The eggplants and peppers did well, but the brussell sprouts are still kind of pathetic. Fall is the world’s greatest season. Hot cider, pumpkins, the changing leaves, and the yarn. The last few weeks have been an insanely busy time at work, but David […]

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My Favorite Time of Year

I have a three day weekend, fall is in the air, there are still some veggie’s hanging on in our garden. Life is pretty good. David and I said goodbye to summer in the perfect way . . . a Labor Day Weekend Trip to the fabulous Cape May, NJ. It’s a sleepy little Victorian […]

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