Free pattern: Lacy Tencel Scarf

Last year, I designed a pattern for Yarnbox, a yarn subscription service. The best part of that project was getting to play with a new-to-me yarn, Tencel 3/2, an exquisitely beautiful hand dyed yarn by Teresa Ruch Designs. Back in June, while I was at The National Needlearts Association summer show, I got to meet … Read more

Free pattern: Shimmering Frost Beanie (2016 Holiday Blog Hop)

Back in June, I went to The National NeedleArts Association’s summer trade show and I had the chance to meet Dena and hang out in the Kreinik booth. Fave part about #TNNAshow: these people! This was taken between hugs with knit/crochet’s @UCrafter + @Jessie_AtHome pic.twitter.com/T8vLcaD0Ta — KreinikGirl (@KreinikGirl) June 12, 2016 This post contains affiliate … Read more

My travels: The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA) Summer Show 2016

A few weeks ago, I decided to take an overnight trip to my old stomping ground of Washington, D.C. for my first The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA) summer show. TNNA is a membership organization for needlearts professionals. The summer show was a bit closer to home this year and I decided to visit after interviewing … Read more

Interview with Lindsey and Susan Rice of Bartlettyarns

Way back in January, I had the chance to meet Lindsey Rice from Bartlettyarns at Vogue Knitting Live.  The Bartlettyarns booth was stocked with some great wool that was produced in the U.S.A., and I soon learned that they are the oldest operating woolen spun mill in the country. I also got to talking to … Read more