Tag Archive ‘Knitty City’

 

knittedyarns City Bakery Night of Knitting & Hot Chocolate

How can you go wrong with a combination of Knitting & Hot Chocolate? If you’re a knitting chocoholic, you don’t have to even ask. So when I heard about the City Bakery Night of Knitting and Hot Chocolate on Thursday, February 18th, I signed up right away. In typical New York style, knitters were out […]

knittedyarns 3 Reasons to Like Magenta Frost Diamonds Shawl

Stephanie Japel’s Frost Diamonds Shawl was one of the Winter 2009 Knitty pattern that I wanted to make. The Frost Diamonds shawl pattern is intriguing since Stephanie Japel applied her skill at making fitted clothes to a triangular shawl which is generally held in place with a knot or a pin. To get similar dimensions […]

knittedyarns Happy Birthday Knitty City – NYC Yarn Store Turns 4

Knitty City turns 4 and has a party complete with carrot cake to celebrate!

knittedyarns NYC Yarn Crawl – Columbus Day Weekend Full of Yarn Activities

From a knitting and marketing perspective, the NYC Yarn Crawl was great. It made Columbus Day weekend into a knitting event across New York City. Participating stores used the Yarn Crawl as a reason to host an event and/or a sale. Also, there was a scavenger hunt giving knitters a reason to visit every store […]

knittedyarns Shiri Mor's Botanica Medallion Sweater from Vogue Knitting

When I started knitting lace doilies, one of my friends suggested that I check out the pattern on the cover of Vogue Knitting Summer 2009. It’s an unusual pattern by Shiri Mor. It’s more of a vest than a sweater. It consists of a center circle knit in the round like a doily and a […]

knittedyarns Another Wedding-Related Present Finished!

Another wedding-related gift is finished just under the one year deadline. It’s the grey  ribbon lace scarf turned shawl which is a gift for my sister who was my matron of honor. My sister liked my red and purple  Koigu Lace Ribbon scarf  so I made the scarf 99 stitches wide for a shawl width.  […]

knittedyarns Think BIG Knitting Projects-Betty's Upper Westside Afghan

Before the pain of The Point’s closing could sink in, I dropped by Knitty City to hear Betty talk about her afghan. One thing that Knitty City does a wonderful job is displaying samples of various knitting projects as well as colorful swatches to entice you to use the fibers. I arrived just in time […]

knittedyarns F is for Fiber, Fiber Festivals and Fiber Farms

When it comes to writing about fiber, I could go on and on filling miles of online space as I’m sure many of you could as well. There’s the wonderful stuff that we find at Sheep & Wool Festivals that comes from the people who raise the animals or dye  it using a wonderful palette […]

knittedyarns Happy 3rd Birthday Knitty City-Upper Westside Yarn Haven

Happy 3rd Birthday Knitty City from an UWS Knitter! Knitty City has been a great addition to the NYC Yarn Store market. It has a diverse collection of fibers and books with options for every size pocketbook. In addition, they have one of the best collections of needles and other knitting equipment around. The friendly […]

knittedyarns Black Lace Shawl for Mom

Did you feel the earth change course recently? It was my mother. After watching me knit several lace shawls and my asking if she wanted me to knit her one, my mother finally asked me for a black scarf! It turns out that she had wanted to spiff up an outfit with a scarf which […]