I'm pretty lucky: I love knitting, sharing my joy with others and working with splendid yarns. There's been a lot of lovely stuff coming into Wool & Grace lately. My exuberant sample knitting has a lot to do with my own selfish desire to play with these lovely fibers. Recently we received a heaping load… Continue reading What Can I Make With Squishy & Serenity?
I am in full vacation mode. This is the most relaxing trip I've taken in years. My family and I are spending lots of time at the pool, lots of time at the beach, lots of time taking meandering bicycle rides from town to town. I'm also doing my fair share of knitting - because… Continue reading Travel Stitching
Despite that I've been seemingly knitting more slowly lately, I feel like I've been a very productive knitter and have had some marvelous revelations that I felt the need to share. If you're in and out of the shop, you may know that I recently completed a shop sample, the Mitchell poncho made of Shibui's… Continue reading A Tale of Two Sweaters and some other knitting notes
The NJ Wool Walk starts today. We’ve been scurrying around the shop preparing. We’ve been bringing in new products and putting together kits like crazy. And I think we’re ready! The NJ Wool Walk is fun. As I’ve mentioned in years past, we look forward to seeing those customers who stop by once a year… Continue reading Walk on Over to Wool & Grace
In anticipation of next week’s NJ Wool Walk, we’ve brought in beautiful trunk shows from Brooklyn Tweed and Shibui. As we put this together I tried to be methodical about it, thinking about the yarns we love and pieces that I felt would appeal to our community of knitters. Now that they’ve arrived I feel… Continue reading Trunk Shows Galore at Wool & Grace
Last week’s blog alluded to a potential KAL featuring Shellie Anderson’s new pattern Linea. It’s definitely happening, and our official cast-on day will be Saturday April 27 at 1pm! If you’d like to join us from afar, please check out our Ravelry group to tune in, post progress and weigh in on your own Linea… Continue reading Linea Knit-Along!
Last week the new collection of Shibui patterns were released, as was their brand new yarn Vine. The new Shibui collection is small, modern and refined. Shibui has made it their business to give us extraordinary fibers and to put together patterns that let these beautiful yarns speak for themselves. These patterns are no different. … Continue reading Let’s Love Shibui for Spring