i’m being followed

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all winter long, my friends out west have been crowing about the fine weather they are having; temperatures in the 50s, 60s, and even 70s, clear skies, and a complete lack of snow. until, of course, it was time for me to head to denver—then it snowed. i booked a flight for a day early, […]

cold brings out the worst(ed) in us

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at just about this same time last year, our lucky BNK clubbies were discovering a delicious new yarn offering, exclusive to the club; kent worsted, which is everything we love about kent—soft, airy, beautiful sheen—and pouffier, squishier, chunkier. with the cold hitting all-time lows for the season, this makes all kinds of sense now—we need cover. so it […]

Designer Spotlight: Thea Colman

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Let’s warm things up a bit, shall we?  Come in.  Sit down.  I’ve got Jazz standards playing in the background.  My knitting is within arms reach. (I hope you brought yours too.) And of course, my cup o’ coffee is even closer and it’s getting down to the last drop… Can I offer you something […]

raise a frothy glass

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thea colman has outdone herself with her new release, ommegang—just look at this gorgeous asymmetrical tunic design. and she chose to knit it in our very own stone soup DK yarn. in her pattern description, thea mentions that the marble shade really spoke to her and it’s true—that shade has a really interesting sparkle to it. […]