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The design house Mulberry put together a wonderful little video called “Spinning A Yarn” in which we get to meet two of the knitters responsible for the handknits in their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Fun to watch while knitting!
preparing-for-the-yarn-tasting
When shops host Habu and cocoknits together we often do a yarn tasting. People sometimes ask what a yarn tasting is and why they would want to do one. I tell them the best reason to take part in...
irish-knitwear
If it is too hot to knit wherever you are take a little break and enjoy this short video about knitwear company Inis Meain on the Irish Island of Meain. Wonderful that they have found a way to keep the...
Verb_sweaters
I am very excited for the party kicking off the Seam Allowance program this Saturday from 3-6pm at A Verb For Keeping Warm. I am intrigued by the idea of making 25% of my own clothing mostly as a...
BlackSheepYarnShop-June-2012
I just returned from two back-to-back trunk shows with Habu Textiles! We had a great time at Black Sheep Yarn Shop (Baltimore) and Loop (Philadelphia). One of the best parts of visiting yarn shops and teaching workshops is knitting...