Sorry to have been MIA for a few days. My grandmother passed away on Wednesday, and I have been in a whirlwind of viewings in two different states. While the weekend was long, sad, and tiring, I found that knitting was a huge comfort and something that I could fixate on when I didn’t know… Read More »
Well I finished Route One (aka the Sahara sweater) just over a week ago but have been really bad about getting a photo and letting you all know.Â I am very very happy with it and most pleased with the fiber: Yummy from Kollage yarns. Debbie Bliss now has a fiber out called Prima, and… Read More »
I have a busy weekend but I will be at Knit Happens tomorrow (Sunday) from noon to five, until I have to go help friend unpack her apartment. So if you needed some knitting help, advice on yarn selection or just wanted to come hang out, stop by!
Always the first weekend in May, Maryland Sheep and Wool is the largest show in North America featuring domestic sheep and wool. In the DC metro area, we are lucky to be within driving distance of this wonderful event. The show features hundreds of vendors selling a variety of fibers, including alpaca, merino, angora, silk… Read More »
Sponsored by Knit HappensJoin Knit-a-Gogo for an event that makes knitting a family affair. This unique event will include both beginning knitting instruction and an intermediate lace project for those who can already knit and purl. Join us at Le Pain Quotidien (“the daily bread”) in Alexandria for an amazing fresh and organic meal at… Read More »
I just got to Knit Happens for late night and guess what is here?! New colors of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Superchunky…yup, that’s right! New colors! Including: black, green, rose, wine, teal and cream…so if you’ve been waiting for more to arrive so that you can whip up some more of those beanie hats, its here…. Read More »
Laura just sent me this Washington Post article titled, Eco-Yarns from the Kitchen. It features the yarn company Kollage yarns, who is behind the amazing bamboo merino blend “Yummy” that my Sahara sweater (aka Route One) is made from. (There are still one or two spots available in that class, which starts Monday night) Here’s… Read More »
Subscribe this site to your RSS reader, it’s going to be awesome! It is going to take the online knitting magazine to the next level with tags, site-wide search functions and print friendly versions of the patterns. I can’t wait for this one!
Yesterday was the Exploration of Lace Retreat at the Mansion on O street, my first knit retreat. We had an amazing room for the event. And brunch…well, i don’t think that i am alone in saying that the brunch spread was really just breathtaking. I ate everything from a cheese blintz to lamb chops and… Read More »
The Exploration of Lace Retreat is now full but don’t despair, there is something else going on in the knitting world on March 30th: If you haven’t heard, a group of amazing hand dyers, spinners and other knit-entrepreneurs are hosting an amazing event this weekend in Takoma Park, MD: 7500 Maple Avenue (metro and parking… Read More »