For the Love of Garter Stitch

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As summer approaches, I always think of knitting an easy shawl. This, this, and this are all great choices. We had fun choosing some color inspirations for you.  How about these: Olivia, Marie and I will be knitting Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Pi Shawl this summer.  All it takes is 300 grams of fingering yarn or 1200 […]

Swatching…for fun!

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I know, no one likes to swatch. Anyone read Heather’s story of swatching? Except I LOVE a swatch.  I know…crazy! I like to see the swatch knit up, giving a small clue as to how great the sweater will look when it’s all done.  And it does look good!  After all that knitting, don’t you […]

Cotton Tape

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New to our shelves… This wonderful stripey cotton tape. Worsted weight, made of a stretchy, t-shirt like cotton, many wonder what you can do with it. It has a wonderful drape and color.  Here it is knit into a bandana cowl. Perfect for those places with too much air conditioning, small enough to stash easily […]

Summer Weaving Fun

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Have you been watching the summer calender?  It’s chock FULL of educational fun for all ages. The Zoom Loom club is great for those long, hot, rainy summer days when you think the kids have had enough electronics. We have several adorable kits so kids can make their very own stuffed friends.  Making things themselves […]

Juniper Moon Farm Zooey

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Are you ready to crochet or knit a summer garment? Look no further than Juniper Moon Farm’s newest linen blend, Zooey. Sandy has already been crocheting like crazy to make this beauty: And even JJ has been working with it. He is making squares on the Zoom Loom to layer together to make the ultimate […]

Meet Olivia

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Have you seen our Summer Girl, Olivia?  She has been seen knitting in the shop, and many marvel at her youth and skill.  Remember her from here?  Or here? Olivia is a whiz and she’s here ALL SUMMER to help YOU!  She’s a sophomore at Vassar and is usually found warming the chairs of the […]