Archive for the ‘Yarn Events’ Category


knittedyarns Sit 'n' Knit Meetup in New York City

I joined the New York City Sit ‘n’ Knit Meetup which met at the Citigroup atrium. It’s a great group of women who are open and welcoming (although you’re supposed towear a name tag to help everyone with names, something that I dislike doing.) Anne-Marie who runs the group is extremely friendly and good at getting […]

knittedyarns 2009 Knitting Resolutions…Thinking about knitting and yarn

Since I got married earlier this year, my 2008 knitting resolutions were relatively succient and wedding related. I knitted the Essential Tank Top and started the Lily of the Valley Shawl (which now languishes as a UFO). As for the Silk Ribbed Corset, I decided to frog it after several attempts (and bought a beautiful […]

knittedyarns Knit1 Magazine Party at The Point

To celebrate Knit1 magazine’s fall/winter 2008 issue, Editors Faith and Tanis hosted had a party at The Point. They enthusiastically gave their behind the pages peak into how they developed the magazine.   Along with their trunk show of finished items, they were joined by three of their designers, Jenn Jarvis who created the “Hooded […]

knittedyarns Mason Dixon Knitting – Brooklyn Bound

I bought the first Mason Dixon Knitting book as the reward for finishing a consulting project. I was enticed by its approach to knitting items for everyday use as well as the After Dark Nightie and Housecoat.   One of my knitting friends sent me their new book, Knitting Outside the Lines, last month when […]

knittedyarns NY Sheep & Wool Festival – Rhinebeck Bound

For the New York Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY, our friends Kathy and Bill invited us to spend the weekend at their cabin in the Catskills. While Kathy introduced me to Sheep & Wool Festivals five years ago, this was our first Rhinebeck adventure in four years. A sheep and wool festival means […]

knittedyarns Yarn Harlot in Park Slope Brooklyn

To celebrate her newest book, Free Range Knitter, the Yarn Harlot made a stop at the Barnes & Noble in Park Slope, Brooklyn.  Before committing to the expedition, I consulted both Google maps and HopStop to determine how complicated the journey might be.  To understand a Manhattan-based knitter’s conundrum regarding whether or not to make […]

knittedyarns 2008 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

Yesterday, I got up at the crack of dawn and I joined a bus load of New York City knitters, crocheters and spinners to head down to the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. My friend Kathy got me involved in this woderful journey four years ago. This is an annual pilgrimage for me. This year, I persuaded […]