If you read this blog, it's likely that you are a fiber lover and that you appreciate the lengths people (like yourself) go to to manipulate string, thread and yarn to create something amazing. With that in spirit, I hope you check out some wonderful happenings taking place in Summit right now. Most pressing, the… Continue reading Yarn and Painted Threads
I spent the last week in a fog, inexplicably lethargic and napping daily. My natural inclination was to wrap myself up in something cozy and fall asleep. Since I was too tired to knit, I day-dreamed about knitting up large shawls - and as I did so I kept stumbling upon patterns by Sylvia McFadden. … Continue reading Wrapping Up in Sale Yarn, McFadden-Style
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
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
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!