Category Archives: Knitting

Lily-isms

The Crochet Guild of America’s Chain Link conference was held in Chicago this year, well, in the northwest suburb of Itasca.  It was a special treat to experience a conference dedicated to just crochet. I was thrilled to learn that … Continue reading

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Inevitable (adj), certain to happen

Someone just asked me if it is inevitable that my (3yo) daughter will be a knitter. Your thoughts?

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Spin of Door County

On a recent trip to Door County I visited Spin yarn store, Sturgeon Bay, WI.  The store owner bought and refurbished the building. The building’s first 50 years housed the Bank of Sturgeon Bay.  Its next 50 years it was an … Continue reading

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Woom, woom…

Laser cutters have come along way since its induction in manufacturing in the mid-1960’s. Today’s CNC machines are smaller, lighter and more affordable.  Moreover, they can read just about any vector base file. To commemorate World Wide Knit in Public … Continue reading

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In a pinch: Stitch markers

No stitch markers? Don’t be sheepish. Check your key chain for rings.

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The thrill of it all

Organizing knitting events can be very satisfying.  Knitting meet-ups build closer relationships, better connections, and powerful attachments. I love when crafters gather, make new friendships, and old friends get re-acquainted.  Twice in the last few months, a parent is reunited … Continue reading

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World Wide Knit In Public Day

I am super stoked to announce World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIPDay) is coming to Hyde Park! WWKIPDay was established in 2005 by Danielle Landes. Landes wanted knitters to come together as a community.  Knitting has come along way since … Continue reading

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