yarn harlot and meOver the weekend I had the extreme pleasure of getting to take part in a knitting retreat with the Yarn Harlot, aka Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. There were 18 of us who got to learn from her, knit with her and laugh …

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clara yarnI’m super-excited to report that I’m spending this weekend at Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas, at a knitting retreat with about 20 other ladies and the Yarn Harlot.

Awesome, right?

Except I still really have no idea …

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michaels cre8time projectsWhen I sat down to create for the Cre8time blogger challenge I told you about the other day, I had a huge list of things I wanted to work on. That’s pretty natural given the huge amount of supplies I …

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vogue knitting liveVogue Knitting Live is heading to the Pacific Northwest in April, with a show at the Mendenbauer Convention Center in Seattle. VIP registration for the event is now open, which means you can get in on the biggest packages for …

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i love yarn photo contestWe were talking the other day about I Love Yarn Day, which is next Friday, and I recently learned about a cool competition being held to celebrate the day that will get the winner a ball of yarn for …

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Do you use Evernote? I have to admit I don’t use it that much any more, but before Pinterest came along that’s pretty much how I used it. I would copy patterns, add links to inspiring things and keep notes …

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dr oz knittingI heard a rumor (via the Vogue Knitting Facebook page) thatThe Dr. Oz Show is going to feature knitting this Wednesday.

The show, apparently, will have segments on the health benefits of knitting as well as a look at …

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campaign for wool bryant parkThe British Campaign for Wool hit the streets of America in a big way by wool-bombing New York City’s Bryant Park. The park’s fountain was transformed into a wooly wonder, while wool furniture and carpets were set out for people …

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i love yarn dayOct. 12 is officially the second I Love Yarn Day, which is a holiday made up by the Craft Yarn Council to celebrate all things yarny. It’s not just about knitting, of course, but we knitters can certainly get …

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charity hats lion brandLion Brand Yarn, as you probably know, has its flagship retail store in New York City, and this year it’s working to give back to the community there by collecting knit and crocheted hats (and other winter warmers) for …

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stitches east contestSpeaking of giveaways, here’s another chance to win a really great prize. Do you know about the Fiber Arts & Mixed Media community? It’s a place for fiber artists to share pictures, posts, news and other information, and they regularly …

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jill draper yarnYou may have seen information on Facebook or elsewhere online about Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards. This is a quest by Martha and the editors of her magazines to find 10 rising stars of small business, many of whom …

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vogue knitting liveJust got an e-mail from the folks who put on Vogue Knitting Live saying that the awesome Nicky Epstein is going to be in attendance at the Chicago event next month! She’ll be teaching classes on knitting on top of …

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bernat baby monthThis month is Baby Month at Bernat, and they’re celebrating with a lot of events on their website and Facebook page. They’re also planning a Twitter party tomorrow (that’s Wednesday, Aug. 8) from 2-4 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) time that …

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quince and co.Each year MaineBiz names a handful of “women to watch” in various categories, including women-owned businesses. For 2012, the woman to watch who owns her business is Pam Allen, owner of Quince & Co. yarns.

The awards presentation is …

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