Archive for the ‘Stash Enhancement’ Category


knittedyarns New 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 Happy Birthday Knitty City – NYC Yarn Store Turns 4

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

knittedyarns Loopy Yarns – Chicago LYS

Loopy Yarns is a wonderful Chicago yarn store that I visited. It’s still a wonderful place for knitters…

knittedyarns Chix With Stix – Friendly Forest Park LYS

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

knittedyarns Wildfiber 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 Stitches 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 5 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 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 Yarn Shopping in the Valley – LA Bound with Yarn

Review of Los Angeles based yarn stores-Unwind in Burbank and in Studio CIty.

knittedyarns Mom’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 […]