I took a trip to our local shopping mecca (the Short Hills Mall) this week in hopes of becoming super-inspired for a “you can make that” blog. I wasn’t, but fall merchandise in the stores made me start thinking about transitional dressing and picking pieces that could straddle seasons with ease. Meanwhile, I just completed… Continue reading Knit It Now, Wear It Anytime
I love yarn so much. I treat it like it’s a little kitten or puppy, and when it arrives to Wool & Grace I try to imagine its best life. I imagine it growing up to be a sweater or a scarf. Maybe it will be something for a wonderful husband or a beloved grandchild. … Continue reading Clear the Cubbies, Part 2
Babies abound in our circles these days! Patty and Carrie have been busy knitting up baby projects like crazy - especially baby sweaters. As a knitter, there’s something satisfying about knitting up a tiny and adorable sweater. It goes faster than a blanket. Depending on where you are in your knitting journey, you may… Continue reading Oh Baby!
It’s sale time at Wool & Grace! We have to clear the cubbies to make space for new Fall inventory. While we’re super excited about what’s to come, we’re saying good-bye to many really wonderful yarns. It’s hard not to experience a bit of knitter’s panic right now. It has little to do with the… Continue reading Clearing the Cubbies, Part 1
I’ve been having one of those summers where everything is going wrong… between the pets and the house I’ve been doing damage control since June 10. I’m fortunate that I’ve been able to take the time to address it all and until today it’s been pretty manageable. But add in that feeling like I’ve… Continue reading The Kindness of Cashmere
We are so excited to introduce Shibui’s new yarn, Tweed Silk Cloud, to all of you this week. This new yarn is a lace-weight blend of silk and mohair just like it’s big sis, Silk Cloud. However, the silk is less ‘refined’ with a tweedy quality. While it seems to have a bit more heft… Continue reading Top 5 Things I’d Like to Do With Shibui Tweed Silk Cloud
I volunteered to be on the planning committee for the musical at my kids’ school for next year. I have no idea why I did this. I hate committees, meetings and I’m not really into theater or musicals. Twinges of regret started to overcome me as I sat down at the first meeting. Why did… Continue reading Shrug It Off