26
May

Spring books are arriving!

Wow is it a busy spring for new books… Closely Knit by Hannah Fettig Books are coming in left and right! Thought I would show you some of my favorites: Start Spinning by Maggie Casey Guy Knits by The Best …

26
May

Happy Earth Day!

Mr. MuddyBin, our rolling composter, wishes you a happy Earth Day. Tonight’s celebration includes a viewing of “An Inconvenient Truth” – my husband still hasn’t seen it, and he thinks I just like it because I have a crush on …

26
May

New knitter, new blogger

Hi. I’m Marci, the VP of Marketing here. I started in September and did not know how to knit. Over Christmas, my mom taught me on some fairly awful brown acrylic yarn and some straight acrylic needles. She found these …

26
May

Egads, I’ve done it!

I knit a finished, wearable piece of clothing that’s not a scarf! I can’t believe it! I wish I wasn’t wearing black tights today so that you could see them better, but you get the idea. Here’s how it happened. …

26
May

A knitterly weekend

After a little episode with a smoking cookie sheet under the broiler, I decided that I need some new pot holders. And, I wanted them to match my kitchen, which would require dyeing the yarn. The Fire King jadite color …

26
May

Fun with the Yarn Harlot

Last week I had the pleasure of seeing the Yarn Harlot speak at the Forestry Center in Portland. The crowd of 400+ knitters was truly a sight to behold! By the time she got up to speak, it was standing …