January 10, 2018 1 min read
We had a wonderful time with Christine Forester of Aalta Yarn on Saturday. She brought tons of beautiful samples to show us, including the Easy Folded Poncho from Churchmouse which highlights Aalta Truth's beautiful soft drape. Truth is a more
January 03, 2018 1 min read 3 Comments
Well, if this isn't the cutest thing, I don't know what is! it knits up in a flash with just two skeins of super bulky yarn (Noble would be perfect) on size 13 needles. Wouldn't you just love to see your little sweetheart staying warm and cozy in this! You can knit one for all the tots, and one for yourself too! Mama and baby bear - too cute!
November 11, 2017 1 min read 1 Comment
A lovely bit of instant gratification from one of our favorite shawl designers, Melanie Berg, the Decemberist Shawl is just what you need on your needles right now. Make it as a last minute gift for some incredibly lucky (and knitworthy) individual on your holiday list, or as a cozy indulgence for yourself. You've been read more
July 10, 2017 3 min read
January 23, 2017 2 min read 1 Comment
Part of the reason I love living in this area is because I like the seasonality. I need it in a way. The seasons give my life an organic kind of structure that just feels right. There's a sense of order to what I cook, and what I eat and what I knit. This time of year, when it's cold and dreary, I crave comfort food -- and comfort knitting. I want warm and snuggly. I want Umaro.