Scarf Market 2017

Scarf Market 2017

We Need Scarves! Our ninth annual Scarf Market begins the day after Thanksgiving. Every year our customers make (and donate) boutique-worthy scarves for our Scarf Market. We sell them and donate all proceeds to a different local charity.  This year we are partnering with Re:new, which empowers local refugee women to rebuild their lives. Nine years […]

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Peace Fleece Mittens

Peace Fleece Mittens

Peace Fleece is my favorite yarn for mittens. It is cozy, comes in interesting tweedy colors and wears like iron.  I know that everyone’s first inclination is to go for soft, but when you want something to look like new, years after you make it, you need to choose something a little more durable. Beth […]

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Behind the Scenes: Dyeing Ombre

Behind the Scenes: Dyeing Ombre

The Origin of Species: Putting the Mad into Mad Science by Ann Weaver July’s Mad Science project, The Origin of Species, and its yarn, a Maisonette ombré from Neighborhood Fiber Co. called Down House, pushed everyone involved to their limits. As I knit half a mile of yarn into increasingly complicated organisms, the staff at […]

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Tips for Travel Knitting

Tips for Travel Knitting

Summer Vacation! The best knitting time of the year! The first thing I do before every trip is plan out my knitting. We’ve talked before about how your trip deserves a new project, not the one that you are bored with. Seriously, a trip is an special occasion and your knitting should reflect that. Once you’ve […]

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