We’re counting down to the 2016 LYS Tour: Five days of fiber fun, May 18 – 22, 2016. Puget Sound, Washington. Click the sheep to see the cool countdown timer counting the days. LYS is an acronym for Local Yarn Store and each store on the map will have items on sale and a free pattern. There… Read More The 2016 LYS Tour
Isn’t this too funny? There is something to be said about people who can get worked up about knitting. And I especially love the dramatic music. Enjoy! _____________________________________________________________
Here is a cute bit of news for you that combines two of the things that I love, rescuing animals and knitting: Reblogged from a story by Amanda Froelich 109-year-old Alfred “Alfie” Date has witnessed some momentous events in history, including the sinking of the Titanic and the declaration of World War One. But when the… Read More Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Sweaters For Penguins Affected By Oil Spills
Originally posted on thewooleryguy:
We are often asked how to best preserve the handmade items our customers have created. At The Woolery, we believe that each item you’ve lovingly crafted deserves the finest care – ordinary dish soap simply won’t do! We recommend wool washes that are formulated especially to care for these delicate items.…
Today, October 11, would be Eleanor Roosevelt’s 128th birthday. Yes, she was a First Lady, a philanthropist, reformer, and mother but what I love about her is she was crafty! If you google Eleanor Roosevelt Images, you will get the impression that if she was not in formal wear, she was knitting.
Yes, the annual LYS (local yarn shop) tour is upon us again. 21 shops between Bellingham and Renton have put together a fun weekend of visiting and shopping May 17 – 20. Each has a free pattern and daily prize drawing and getting your “passport” stamped at all of them, gets you into a drawing for… Read More LYS Tour 2012
I’ve been working on my photography and got some good pix of a few scarves I made over the winter. I found a tutorial on digital photography and learned some new techniques. Well, not new techniques really, just figuring out what some of the buttons on my camera actually do 🙂 I learned to switch between… Read More New Scarves