Tag Archive ‘Montauk’


knittedyarns Purl By the Sea is Closing

It was with great sadness that I read Nora Franzetti’s email announcing the closing of Purl By the Sea in Montauk. While it’s difficult to call a yarn store that’s a 3 1/2 hour trip from your home a LYS, Purl By the Sea is such a special place where everyone’s always glad to see […]

knittedyarns Montauk Bound With Knitting

We love the beach in Montauk which can be relatively empty (at least by New Yorkers’ standards) on holiday weekends. It’s a wonderful expanse of beach with rolling waves that make for peaceful rejuvenation. Of course, it’s not every Manhattanite’s idea of a “local” beach but my husband and I make it an adventure and […]

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 Montauk-Knitting at the End of New York

To get in some more beach time, my boyfriend and I decided to make a one day trip to Montauk this Labor Day weekend. Despite the fact that there are beaches at the end of several subway lines that are a mere $2.00 subway ride away (although from Manhattan, they can be over an hour […]