08.28.20

Street Style: Danielle of fibre space

Danielle of fibre space is revolutionizing what you would consider the “stereotypical knitter.” Today’s knitter is no longer your grandma knitting holiday sweaters – there’s a new generation of young crafters and knitters […]
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 […]
02.21.20

The Two Items I Can’t Leave Home Without Are…

We love to find ways to have our readers get to know us a little more..so what better way to get to know who we are then for us to tell you the […]
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. […]
12.31.18

New Year and New Skills Along Old Town’s Maker’s Mile

Happy (almost!) New Year, everyone! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to 2019 with hope and excitement. Last month a woman came into the store lamenting […]
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 […]
11.19.18

This Small Business Saturday, Shop Small, Win Big

I have to admit, when I saw the Lin-Manuel Miranda Small Business Saturday advertisement, I got a little choked up. Really, every year I get a little teary-eyed watching the American Express ads; […]
10.23.18

2nd Annual Uptown Block Party!

Last year saw such a large influx of new businesses to the 1000, 1100, and 1200 blocks of King St. that we had to celebrate with the first ever Uptown Block Party. That […]
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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