Secrets of Yarn Substitution

Online Knitting Webinar It’s time for another Webinar.  I’m returning to teach Secrets of Yarn Substitution Register now and you’ll be able to download it and watch it later! Learn to substitute yarn with confidence! Proper yarn selection can make or break your knitting project. If done properly, you will have a finished object that will fit […]

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Yarn reinvention

It’s 95 degrees in New York . . . for the third day in a row! I had no idea when I started the Point Temperature Lottery (10% off all yarn when it’s over 90 degrees, 15% off all yarn when it’s over 95 degrees, 20% off all yarn when it’s over 100%) we’d be […]

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Ode to Blocking

What takes a nicely knit piece and turns it into a PERFECT piece? Blocking. I was shocked recently when one of our regular customers (you know who you are) admitted to me that he never blocks his pieces. I just finished blocking the top of the Feather and Fan Cardigan. I used my two new […]

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Road Trip!

Saturday night David and I hit the road to visit our niece in Saratoga Springs. She’s in College up there and we’ve been meaning to visit. It’s an amazing town full of mansions. We stayed in a great B & B just outside of town. It was gorgeous. After strolling around town and having a […]

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As my pal Nell would say . . .

How ironical (our favorite fake word, right in front of irregardless).  The last few days have been a crazy roller coaster. So I was writing a post last Wednesday, trying to will myself out of a bad mood.  I hit save and was feeling better . . . but not for long.  After some terrible […]

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Getting out of a funk

Last week sucked. Did I mention last week sucked? First we got some bad news, then David got sick, then it was a long work week (spring ordering began – my first big ordering season . . . lots of work!), then I got sick. As is usually my luck I started to really get […]

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Yarn, jet lag and chocolate

I got back this morning from a whirlwind 48 hour trip to Long Beach to attend the TNNA Winter Show. I took the red eye and got home at 6:30 am. I’m jet lagged and exhausted and left to sort through STACKS of information. I left straight from the Point at 4:00 pm on Thursday […]

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A Jewish Christmas in Brooklyn

Just as magical as a Child’s Christmas in Wales. First David and I went out with our pal Tim to a fabulous dinner at Stone Park Cafe here in Park Slope. Then a drive to the magical christmas wonderland known as Dyker Heights Brooklyn. Here’s a small sampling of the true meaning of christmas (excess)

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