Yarn love

A modern take on a Japanese tradition

August 3, 2013

I met Yuki on my first day of work on Wall Street back in 1979. By just looking at her, you knew she was unusual. Born of a Japanese mother and African American father and raised in the Quaker tradition, Yuki was, on the one hand, steeped in diverse heritages and, on the other, embarking […]

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Fibre Company Yarn Give-away and Interview

August 2, 2013

The lovely ladies from Kelbourne Woolens (that’s Kate below wearing lite while we set up for TNNA) featured VERSACIKNITS newest sweater, lite, and an interview with me on their blog today. We are so excited that we are giving away 3 skeins of the exquisite Fibre Company, Meadow, on the VERSACIKNITS Facebook page. Read the article here… … then”Like” VERSACIKNITS page, […]

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A confluence of events conspired to create lite!

July 26, 2013

con·flu·ence noun \ˈkän-ˌflü-ən(t)s, kən-ˈ\ 1: a coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point 2: the flowing together of two or more streams The event… The TNNA meeting in June is the largest needle arts trade show of the year. It is an opportunity for local yarn stores, designers and other participants in […]

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Good, old fashion WOOL!

March 19, 2013

It seems like it has been a long time since I knit with just plain wool. So many of the fibers that we use today are chemically coated to make them super wash. While this is great for the longevity of hand knit garments — I can’t tell you how many baby and kid sized […]

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