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!
I just finished “reading” Educated, the next book for our Wool & Grace Book Group. I actually listened to it via audible.com and I’m pretty sure this isn’t cheating, just a great opportunity for me to multi-task and do two of my favorite things at once. I don’t see how this can be anything but… Continue reading Some Knitting Notes: Knitting While Distracted
We had so much fun at our last Wool & Grace book group - we can't wait for the next one. This time, we turned to long-time customer and book lover, Michele, to make a recommendation. Her choice is Educated, a memoir by Tara Westover. I'm a few chapters into the book already. Since I… Continue reading Ready for Another Wool & Grace Book Group?