01.27.21

Showing Love for our Community this Valentine’s Day: The Love Yourself Gift Box

2020 was a real doozy for our brick and mortar businesses! For this new year, I decided to really focus on partnering with my amazing neighbors in as many ways as possible. What […]
12.22.20

When You Just Need to Complete Something 

As a maker, I love a complicated color work project or a pair of socks on tiny needles. But sometimes, I just need a project that is quick and satisfying. A few years […]
11.27.20

Bringing Holiday Scents into Your Home

We have been carrying Wax & Wool candles for a while now, and I am in love with their newest holiday collection. The company is a small, woman owned and operated candle studio located in […]
10.28.20

The Perfect Spot to Socially Distance with Friends

Most of us have spent more time outside with friends in the last six months than we have in years. I’ve been seeking connections with my friends since the lockdown began in March and finding […]
10.02.20

Fall Sweater Care

Fall is in the air, which means it is officially ‘sweater weather.’ As you take your autumn wardrobe out of storage, you may find it needs a little freshening up. We’d like to […]
08.24.20

fibre in focus

I started knitting daily in graduate school and almost immediately realized that the stereotype of knitters as old ladies in rocking chairs is still very strong, even as famous men and women like […]
07.31.20

Making Lemonade from Lemons: My Reworked Engagement Ring with Alx&Co.

After 12 years of dating followed by 10 years of marriage, my husband and I separated last fall and made a plan for raising our daughter together and moving forward with our lives, […]
06.17.20

Simple and Handmade: How to Give an Heirloom Quality Baby Gift

One of my favorite baby gifts is a simple hand knit item paired with a store-bought toy or essential item that I personally found helpful when my daughter was a baby. I like […]
05.20.20

Keeping Little Hands Busy at Home This Spring

I know that lately I’ve been looking for every possible way to teach and entertain my daughter while she’s learning from home with me. I am a big believer in the value of […]
04.20.20

Wellness Through Craft

While there are plenty of messages telling us all to pick up a new skill, learn a new language, etc. while in quarantine, I have been focused on preserving my sanity. Maintaining mental […]
03.17.20

Knitter’s Secret to Keeping Hands Soft

Raise your hand if you are obsessively washing your hands right now. I know I am! My hands should be suffering because of it, but as a knitter, I’ve got a secret to […]
02.20.20

Quick Knits You Can Make in a Day, With No Previous Experience

As a yarn shop owner, I have seen many “learn to knit quickly” books come through my door. Learning from a book certainly isn’t for everyone, and our introduction to knitting classes are frequently sold […]
01.23.20

2020 Knitting Trends

This weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to New York City for the Vogue Knitting Live event. The event was launched by Vogue Knitting (makers of Vogue Knitting Magazine) 10 years ago. […]
12.21.18

Start Your New Year With a New Skill

The New Year is often a time of new beginnings. As the winter holidays wrap up and we reflect upon the year that has just passed, I am thinking about all the new […]
05.04.18

Mother’s Day for Makers

Spoil the stitcher in your life with one of these fun gift packs! Even though we know she may not need more yarn, there’s always room for a little something in her stash… […]


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