Tag Archives: Knitting

Waterbury Holiday Artisans Market

The 3rd Annual Waterbury Holiday Artisans Market at the historic City Hall is a premier venue for the showcasing and sale of fine handcrafted artistic gifts. Located in this festive, elegant setting, the market is a wonderful place to shop for all of your holiday needs, including jewelry; photography; fiber arts; soaps and skincare products; Read more…

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Hey Knitters, Winter Is Coming ~ Free Pattern

Winter is coming and these are adorable, I have made them for the family and for gifts and it’s a great way to sue up some of that yarn stash you have all over the house. Here is the pattern, its FREE. Oh, and Christmas isn’t that far away, just sayin.

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Knitted Tie Pattern

Did YOU ever want to knit a tie? Or have someone do it for you if you’re not good on the sticks? Well here you go, here is the PATTERN, you’re welcome.

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Knitting Connecticut

Yes, I have done this….knitted a Connecticut Wash Cloth and framed it and it is really cute. Love Connecticut or what? Materials: 100% cotton yarn and size 7 knitting needles Cast on 37 stitches 1-4:  knit across 5:  k3, p31, k3 6:  and all remaining even numbered rows; knit across 7-10:  repeat rows 5 & Read more…

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Madison Wool

Oh, for the love of knitting! It’s a zen to be around fiber arts. For yarn enthusiasts, Madison Wool in Madison, Connecticut is one of those cozy  places you’ll want to spend some time in…somethng about all that yarn. My sister Carol, who is a cancer survivor, nailed it on the head when she told me Read more…

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“Act Two” Is A Yarn Shop

This yarn shop called The Yarn Basket in Branford, Connecticut couldn’t be more soothing for the soul. I happened upon it after getting stuck in traffic on I-95 and got off on route 1, and saw their sign and the car veered itself off the roadway and into the parking lot. Those of you who Read more…

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Norfolk’s Artisans Guild Spotlights Creatives

The Artisans Guild in Norfolk, Connecticut is showcasing talent from all over the state. This quaint town established in 1758, is a hub for creatives. Owners Kathy Williams and Vee Kausel have taken it upon themselves to open up this venue so that others will have a place to show off what they’re making in Read more…

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East Haddam, CT Is Home to World Class Wool

It’s a family affair when it comes to Farm House Yarns in East Haddam, Connecticut. It’s about raising sheep, buying wool from other New England farms, it’s about spinning and dyeing some of the finest wool for garments in the world. Yes, it’s right here in our backyard. According to the owner, Carol Martin, no Read more…

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Knitting Above Main Street

One floor up above Main Street in Torrington, Connecticut you will find a charming yarn shop called In Sheep’s Clothing. Being a knitter, these kinds of shops are magnets for me no matter where I am, so every time I happen to spot one in the door I go just to make sure there isn’t Read more…

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Attention: Knitters

There are knitters everywhere. On Thursday evenings at Panera’s in North Haven, Connecticut you can find a whole table full of gals knitting and chatting away about their various projects, having dinner, solving the world’s problems and finding their zen all at the same time. If you’re a knitter like I am, you find this Read more…

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