A friend sent this to me today and it is the coolest thing I have ever seen on a cupcake!
I will be at Knit Happens on September 15th from 3-5 p.m. offering knitting help and raising money for an amazing cause: Cost is a $10 donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and everyone who donates will receive 10% off their yarn purchase for that day! Bring your knitting questions and problems and also… Read More »
Â If you didn’t catch this recent New York Times article, its a great article on how chic knitting really is! And it features my favorite designer, Teva Durham.
Our favorite locally dyed yarns are set to arrive at Knit Happens next week and the excitement is building! This is the only local location where you can pick up Karida’s gorgeous colorways in silk and even sock weight yarn. If you have been knitting with her worsted weight yarn in Knit-a-Gogo’s classes, you might… Read More »
Stefanie Japel (Glampyre Knits) new book, Fitted Knits: 25 Designs for the Fashionable Knitter. Among the 25 beautiful designs: Its available from Amazon and your LYS.
If you haven’t heard yet, the newest issue of our favorite online knitting magazine Knitty is up and is full of great new projects, including one by Stitch DC employee Olga: There is a great feature story on making buttonholes that is a must read for all you intermediate knitters. And, be sure to enter… Read More »
I picked up this sock book last weekend and have been knitting non stop. It is a great collection of patterns from the magazine over the years and includes some beautiful patterns from Ann Budd among many others.
Check out this article in the Anchorage Daily News about men and knitting. “I have often mentioned that it was men who originally knitted professionally. Today, there are several talented men who make their living by plying knitting needles.”
I met designer Lexie Barnes this weekend at the National Needlearts Association meeting in Columbus and was able to see her purses up close (and on quite a few folks at the conference as well). They are made from amazing prints and there are models for work, yoga, travel and knitting. (and baby too!) Stitch… Read More »
I just discovered a wonderful not for profit yarn company and placed a big order for our fall classes:Â Frog Tree Yarns, distributed by T & C Imports.Â Their mission is to “supply meaningful and continuous work to various artisans and non-profit groups.”Â Â Most of their yarns are produced by women and all of their… Read More »