It's time for a yarn sale!
July 31, 2015

Hello! As summer is heating up all the weather forecasters are just a bit too enthusiastic to declare a heatwave in New York . Oddly I've been keeping cool by thinking, working with and writing about yarn. I thought you'd...

Smith Street Fun Day & a New Product
June 27, 2015

It's a dreary summer Saturday so I've been catching up on errands and chores.  I'm also getting ready to vend at the Smith Street Fun Day Fair tomorrow (June 26, 12-6pm)!  Jennifer, the owner of La Casita Yarn Shop has...

Happy 3rd Birthday Koigu Mini Skein Club!
April 17, 2015

A birthday rolls around in April - the Chiagu Mini Skein club is 3 years old!   In addition to the six mini skeins for April: All April club members received two colors of Koigu KPM mini skeins , a semi-solid...

Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
March 06, 2015

I recently worked on a secret knitting project (also known as deadline knitting). Once I was done my arm was bothering me so I gave myself two weeks off from knitting. This meant that I had time to do other...