Project Ideas, Special Events

We’re All Over this Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show

Back in June, Brooklyn Tweed released Wool People 13, it's collection of designs for their yarns from independent designers.  This collection received a hugely positive reception among knitters and little yarn stores like us.  If you recall from my blog post in June, I was also totally obsessed with this collection.  I had planned to… Continue reading We’re All Over this Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show

Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

One Yarn, Two Sweaters (both pink) and a World Of Knitting Possibilities

It’s pretty safe to say that I’m obsessed with Loopy Mango’s new worsted-weight yarn, Merino Worsted.  In the past couple months I’ve made two sweaters with it.  Yes, they were both pink. My first foray into Merino Worsted was Kiki, a spicy hot pink open cardigan that is covered in cables.  Pattern courtesy of the… Continue reading One Yarn, Two Sweaters (both pink) and a World Of Knitting Possibilities

Project Ideas

Newbies and Freebies on Ravelry

It sometimes feels like it’s my professional obligation to peruse Ravelry.  I’m constantly amazed by the abundance of creativity out there, by people churning out patterns steadily and beautifully.  I take note, mark favorites and occasionally add to my queue.  On a week like this week, when I’m struggling for blog inspiration, I thought I’d… Continue reading Newbies and Freebies on Ravelry