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A Little Bit of Everything

Need a Little Company?

Posted by Lee Ann Petropoulos on

There is really nothing like the inspiration and camaraderie you find in a knitting or crochet group. We are all grateful for Zoom, but it's just not the same. When someone has just started a new project with a yarn they are in love with but you have never used, you can't reach over and touch it. You can't really examine the details of the stitch definition. It makes it tough to share their excitement.  We think it's time to offer up a little stitch time at the shop. This is a very small shop, as you know if you...

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A Dose of Zen

Posted by Lee Ann Petropoulos on

If you have been in the shop, you have probably heard me rhapsodize about Bad Sheep Yarns. The colors are stunning, the combinations are truly artful, and the customer service has been out of this world (take THAT, Plymouth Yarns). But that's not even the coolest part of this company - these yarns are all dyed by Marcie in North Pole, Alaska. No kidding. One amazing woman in the far reaches of the US produces all this beauty. Just today I ran across this video - her father-in-law has a YouTube channel and he filmed her going about her daily...

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Leading Men Yarns Are Restocked!

Posted by Lee Ann Petropoulos on

  This is me when I open a big box of yarn that arrives at the shop. Even though I ordered it and know exactly what's in there. We joke about being overcome with yarn fumes, but when you rip open a great big box of yarn you get stupid excited, and just maybe it's the fumes from the mordant they use to set the dyes.     That's my story, and I'm stickin' to it.   There are not too many things as satisfying as a display chock full of beautiful things. It reminds me of a lady I used...

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Boldness be my friend. --William Shakespeare

Posted by Lee Ann Petropoulos on

There is no better place to begin than with Shakespeare, and because I have a caustic sense of humor, when I found the deck of playing cards based on Shakespeare's insults....well, it was a match made in heaven.

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For the Love of Artisans

Posted by Lee Ann Petropoulos on

We have mentioned several times how much we love independent dyers, small batch producers, one-at-a-time craftspeople who put their soul into their products. Wonder what the big deal is?

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