Churchmouse Yarns and Tea

I got my first taste of the Churchmouse brand while at a fiber festival a couple of years ago.  Their knitting patterns are exquisite, and I fell in love with their style immediately.  When we were planning our trip to Seattle, I just knew we needed to take a ferry ride over to Bainbridge Island to … Continue reading Churchmouse Yarns and Tea

This Week

This is the week! The much-anticipated, long dreamed of week that my new yarn shop opens for business! Deep breath... I'm feeling a lot of excitement, a little bit of anxiety when I look at that seemingly endless list of to-do's, some vulnerability about putting my dream out there for public consumption, and a whole … Continue reading This Week

A New York City Yarn Sampler

Saturday's activities in Manhattan led me to two local yarn stores that had been recommended to me by friends. The first is School Products, purportedly New York's oldest yarn shop, located on Broadway between 28th and 29th Streets. It's up on the 3rd floor, so you have to take an elevator and then ring the … Continue reading A New York City Yarn Sampler

Yarn on the Road

Vacation Knitting While on our trip through the White Mountains, I did a lot of hiking, picture taking, knitting, and (gasp!) crocheting. First, the knitting: I took one existing work in progress along, and was able to finish it pretty quickly. Pattern: Sunday Market Shawl Yarn: Classic Elite Wool Bam Boo Needles: US 10 1/2 … Continue reading Yarn on the Road