we heart small business

Posted on 21 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events

over the nearly seven years that knitspot has been open for business, i’ve had the immense honor and pleasure of working with—literally—hundreds of other artisans who are also small business owners, many of them one-person operations. this gallery of photos represents just a handful of the brave, creative, interesting, and entertaining entrepreneurs who rock our […]

BNK Signups are LIVE!

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in designing, projects, yarn and dyeing

BNK 2014 signups have begun! And we are celebrating opening day with a 24-hour sale! Bare Naked Knitspot is a club we are all very passionate about. It explores the beauty of natural colors and typically features unique and artisanal yarns, often only available in small runs. Anne Hanson spends a great deal of time […]


Posted on 4 CommentsPosted in patterns

while it’s not  quite time to push the panic button on holiday knitting and resort entirely to projects that knit themselves, we have hit that point on the calendar where we need kick up our efficiency quotient. to that end, a super-quick, almost-mindless project is worth its weight in gold—something you can work on while […]

as the snow flies

Posted on 12 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects, yarn and dyeing

we’re at the start of our first snow storm of the year—it’s supposed to be a big one. that said, we’ve been fooled many times in the last few years by dire predictions of blizzard-sized snowfalls and then . . . nothing. THAT said, the snow did start falling several hours earlier than expected and […]