time is of the essence!

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WE DID IT! just a few minutes ago, we went over 250 votes; thank you to everyone who voted and watched the countdown; we really appreciate you making the push on our behalf. now we wait; fingers crossed! ok, here’s a secret we’ve been keeping for a few days: we found out about this opportunity […]

lurking on the seamy side

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ah, it’s good to be home. i’ve spent the last two days recovering from TNNA in the quiet of our house and boy, has it been nice. i dunno why, but the show left me completely spent this time—in a good way; we got a ton accomplished in two days. and my first day home […]

the big top

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every year in the month of june, the yarn world descends on columbus, ohio for our winter trade show. many, many, many vendors—yarn companies, publishers, producers, designers, accessory companies, gadget makers, and the like—set up booths to show off their wares and even more attendees—including shop owners, designers, teachers, reporters, etc—walk the aisles in search of the […]

would these two steer you wrong??

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erica and i are at TNNA this weekend, looking at all that’s new in the yarn world and doing some shopping for upcoming clubs as well. while i’m there, i’m sure i’ll run into charlene schurch and beth parrot, co-authors of a terrific new sock knitting resource the sock knitters handbook: expert advice, tips, and […]