Unexpected treat

I traveled up to Saratoga Springs for a few days for a work-related project. I knew I’d have plenty of down time, so I packed enough yarn for 3 projects. Except, I packed the yarn before leaving in the morning. Early in the morning. When I opened my suitcase in Saratoga, it turned out that … Read more

Surmount the Stash – October Review

Perhaps this post should be subtitled,”How the mighty have fallen.”  After doing some supersonic stashbusting in September, I had an unusually high level of stash acquisition in October. My accomplishments I used about 1,020 yards of stash yarn for various projects, including a square and a hat for charity, three ripple projects made as samples for … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival 2012

This post contains affiliate links. I scheduled today’s post because I’m teaching at the fourth annual North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival.   I had a great time last year, so I decided to return this year.  I taught a class on Friday and I’ll be teaching another one today. The festival is in Ridgewood, New Jersey … Read more

Non-yarn haul: Knitty City

Although I’ve been participating in Surmount the Stash all year and have been fairly good about avoiding new yarn purchases, the siren song of my favorite local yarn shop, Knitty City, began calling to me last night. The start of my yarn craving was receiving an email update about another local yarn shop that is closing … Read more