Tag Archive ‘Stash’


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 Shell Stash-A Knitter's View

Regardless of age, it seems that people, particularly women, who walk along the water’s edge on ocean beaches stop to pick up shells. The type of shells accumulated depend on the beach and time of year. Children tend to go for the larger clam shells (at least on Fire Island) which can be decorated and […]

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 Another Spin on Free Knitting Projects…

In her April 7th  post entitled “Free Knitting Now, …” on the Mason Dixon Knitting blog, Ann makes a strong case for looking through your pile of UFOs to work up new enthusiasm for these forgotten projects. Going through your closets and other hiding places to collect your partially finished projects enables you find a […]