knittedyarns on Jan 10th, 2010New Jersey Bound for Yarn-Silk City Fibers Adventure
Silk City Fibers in Paterson, NJ is open to the public the second Saturday of every month. Here’s my review from my last visit.
knittedyarns on Jan 4th, 2010Happy Birthday Knitty City – NYC Yarn Store Turns 4
Knitty City turns 4 and has a party complete with carrot cake to celebrate!
knittedyarns on Dec 11th, 2009Loopy Yarns – Chicago LYS
Loopy Yarns is a wonderful Chicago yarn store that I visited. It’s still a wonderful place for knitters…
knittedyarns on Dec 10th, 2009Chix With Stix – Friendly Forest Park LYS
Vist to Chix With Stix yarn store in Forest Park, IL includes yarn eye candy.
knittedyarns on Nov 28th, 2009Wildfiber Visit – Los Angeles Yarn Store
No trip to Los Angeles is complete for me without a visit to One Pico, the restaurant inside Shutters, which overlooks the beach in Santa Monica. The food is always great and the views refreshing. After a walk along the beach, we headed over to Wildfiber, a yarn store in Santa Monica which several people have [...]
knittedyarns on Oct 28th, 2009Stitches East 2009 in Hartford, CT
Stitches East is a mega knitters’ convention that combines a wide variety of classes across disciplines from the who’s who of knitting, yarn and knitting supply shopping and fashion show. This year’s show was in Hartford, CT, a relatively short jaunt by public transportation from New York City. My friend Amanda persuaded me to meet [...]
knittedyarns on Oct 20th, 20095 Reasons NY Sheep & Wool (Rhinebeck) Is MUST Attend Event for Yarn Junkies
Rhinebeck, home of the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival, is an annual pilgrimage for knitters, crocheters and spinners. It attracts a diverse group of yarn lovers, wool merchants, sheep farmers and their families. But most importantly– yarn abounds! The weather for this year’s show was uncooperative. Rain, snow and cold weather were in [...]
knittedyarns on Aug 29th, 2009Good-bye Purl By the Sea-Another Local Yarn Store Closes
Despite the forecasts for heavy rain, my husband and I took off Friday and headed out to Montauk for one last visit to Purl By the Sea before Nora Franzetti closed its doors. Ever since we first discovered Purl By the Sea nestled behind the main drag in Montauk, it’s been the bright spot in [...]
knittedyarns on Aug 24th, 2009Yarn Shopping in the Valley – LA Bound with Yarn
Review of Los Angeles based yarn stores-Unwind in Burbank and in Studio CIty.
knittedyarns on Jul 29th, 2009Mom’s Improvised Sweater – Knitting Instructions Included
To show that I come by my ability to visualize and adapt knitting patterns naturally, I am showing off my mother’s grey improvised sweater. I gave my mom this wonderful grey linen blend which contains flecks of white since my mother always has room for one more grey item in her wardrobe. One of my [...]