Tag Archive ‘LYS’


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 Chix With Stix – Friendly Forest Park LYS

Vist to Chix With Stix yarn store in Forest Park, IL includes yarn eye candy.

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 Cashmerino Heartland Shawl Begins…

Starting a new lace project using the blue-grey Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino. I am making Evelyn Clark’s Heartland Shawl, which is a free lace pattern.

knittedyarns Good-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 3 Factors to Consider When Knitting Fountain Pen Shawl

Since Purl By the Sea is closing, my husband and I are heading out to Montauk to take advantage of the great ocean beach and the friendship that we’ve build with the other knitters at Purl By the Sea. My husband treated me to a wonderful trio of knitting books including Volume 2 of Barbara […]

knittedyarns Memorial Day Means Montauk & Yarn

As beach-loving New Yorkers, My husband and I have ready access to numerous beaches including famous beaches within the city’s boundaries and those along the southern coast of Long Island and the eastern edge of New Jersey. Given our penchant for relatively empty beaches, an oxymoron in New York City in the summer, we like to take […]

knittedyarns G is for Good-bye-The Point NYC is Closing

It is with great sadness that I write this post. The Point NYC on Bedford Street in New York City’s West Village is closing. The news was announced by Helene the owner on Sunday evening at their sale. It was followed by an email outlining their “Going Out of Business” sale Sunday evening. Everything in the […]

knittedyarns F is also for Fiber Friends!

F is for Fiber Friends. While I am indebted to the animals whose fleeces (yet another “F” word!) become the beautiful fibers that I knit, fiber friends refers to actual people.   What would we do without them?     My fiber friends and I connect over our mutual love of yarn and knitting. We’ve met in person at knitting […]

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 […]