Quick Knit Holidays – or Quick, knit for the holidays! Part 1

Burly Super Bulky

In the blink of an eye, it's time to break out the woolens. This autumn, the weather has been quite warm in the Upper Midwest, so until this week, we really haven't had much chance to break out the cool weather knits. This change typically leaves me unprepared. The coat always is missing a button, and of ...

Spinzilla – A Monster of a Spinning Week!

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O K, so I have probably badgered every spinner* in the West Michigan area and beyond about joining Spinzilla. Join my team, I said! Join any team, I said! And join you have! As of the end of the day Tuesday, September 10, there are over 360 spinners signed up for the fun, and three teams are full with 25 ...

Special Offerings

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Sometimes we put together special items that we love and offer them to you, pattern and yarn, ready-to-knit. Lately, I have been in love with KellyJ Knits patterns. I knit the Water's Edge shawl for a Uncommon Threads in York, PA  and found it delightful. The obvious next step is to knit the Fishtown ...

Semi Solids Working Together in a Mosaic Shawl with bonus Michigan content

Water's Edge Mosaic

One of the biggest events of the fiber arts community is this weekend, the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival  (#MDSW for those among you who are hashtag savvy). Though I am not going to Maryland , Uncommon Threads in York, PA is bringing a large amount of Tor DK in a colorful range of semi-solids to the ...