sweetheart of a weekend

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in the midst of a polar blast which blew in a ton of snow and the coldest days of the winter so far, a little warm glow sparked and grew at knitspot HQ on valentine’s day. to start the day,  leslie, olga, and angie drove up soon after we opened, determined to make the most of their weekend get-together despite […]

black, white, and re(a)d all over

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happy valentine’s day! it is snowing to beat the band here; i hope our kids valentine’s day event isn’t snowed out. we will be here no matter what since it’s just next door, but i hope we have some visitors show up, too—we have cupcakes, if that makes a difference . . . and beckie will […]

dueling sweaters

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we may have moved the main workings of our office out of the house, but on random mornings i still wake up to find evidence of david’s late-night photo shoots. leaving unprotected yarn about—especially soft, delicious better breakfast, tsk, tsk—is SOOooo dangerous; a rookie mistake. why, anyone could come along and just nab one for any reason! […]

while we wait

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it’s kind of like the night before christmas around here—the air is filled with that exciting, pre-event buzz. david is putting the last touches on some graphics and photos, i’ve been swatching so i can start my next sweater adventure (more about that in a minute), anastasia and lillian have been counting, labeling and organizing their […]