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Spotlight: 52 Weeks of Shawls

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Spotlight: 52 Weeks of Shawls

We're delighted to announce that we'll have Laine's stunning new book, 52 Weeks of Shawls.  Featuring 52 contemporary shawl patterns from designers all around the world, this collection showcases an exceptionally wide range of yarns, techniques and levels of difficulty and also includes two crochet designs. It is a true encyclopedia of shawls, a future classic for decades to come.  This is a must for shawl lovers!  All patterns are beautifully photographed, illustrated and presented on 272 pages with a bound woven cover.The book contains patterns from the following designers: Stella Ackroyd, Andrea Aho, Fiona Alice, Natalya Berezynska, Rebekah Berkompas,...

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Hudson + West Trunk Show

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Hudson + West Trunk Show

Our wonderful friends from Hudson + West Co. have released a new collection, Deep Winter 2021: Colorwork Vol. 2.  There’s something in this collection for everyone at every step of their colorwork journey, including mosaic knitting, stranded knitting, steeking, and even double knitting! How about this darling trio of hats and mittens?  Such a fun way to play with color!  Hats top to bottom: Ryder, Logan, and Collins.  The fun mitten pattern comes as a set with the Logan hat.   The garments of this collection are equally intriguing with their colorwork patterning.  Beginning at left, Rhys by Cheryl Toy knocks it out of the park...

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While We Stitch Away - September 2020

While We Stitch Away - September 2020

The next installation of our "While We Stitch Away" re-cap is from September of 2020 and is filled with cozy fall vibes! September 3rd - Not feeling the fall vibe yet?  Here are some movies to help!Dead Poets SocietyWhen Harry Met SallyPeanut Butter FalconLove Story (when is the last time you saw that?)Hocus PocusGood Will HuntingRemember the Titans (a recommendation from Mr. Monarch. Did you know that ANY Denzel Washington movie is his favorite?)Hoosiers (also from Mr. Monarch)(TV) Friday Night LightsPride and PrejudiceYou've Got Mail   September 10th - Favorite Fall recipesDid you know that I don't care for pumpkin pie?...

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While We Stitch Away - August 2020

While We Stitch Away - August 2020

The next installation of our "While We Stitch Away" re-cap is from August of 2020 and is filled with a variety of topics from our favorite knitting books to all things miniature.    August 6th - More Tiny Pleasures....a list to make you smile- a great TV series- finding something new at the farmer's market- sitting in the shade of a tree- lighting candles- sitting on the sofa under a blanket- something fresh and delicious out of the oven- a great laugh with a friend- watching a classic film again and again- hunting for sea shells- the smell of rain  ...

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While We Stitch Away - July 2020

While We Stitch Away - July 2020

The next installation of our "While We Stitch Away" re-cap is from July of 2020 and is filled with favorite summer recipes, outings, photography and more!  July 2nd - Some interesting creative articles we have read:The Radical Quilting of Rosie Lee Thompson - My husband read this article and passed it along to me, he was fascinated by the story.Take a 360 Video Tour of Ken Burns Quilt Collection - I cannot sew a lick but I am fascinated by quilts and enjoyed this short tour of a few pieces in Ken Burn's collection.Quarantined Travel Photographer Creates Miniature "Outdoor" Scenes with Everyday Objects - We...

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