Fall 2015, Knitting, Yarn

Wayfaring Yarns 🐢 Slow Fashion

This month I'm joining with The Fringe Association in celebrating fashion the slow way - Handmade, Quality over Quantity, Indie Fashion, Small Batchs, Sustainability, Know your Source, and Buy Local. HANDMADE This Mobius Cowl designed by Maie Landra, owner of Koigu Wool, was featured on the cover of Vogue Knitting Winter 2013/14.  While I am a… Continue reading Wayfaring Yarns 🐢 Slow Fashion

Knitting, Local Yarn Store, Travel, Yarn

Encinitas, California

Last spring we got the chance to visit my brother and sister-in-law and their boys in San Diego, California, the most beautiful, peaceful place on the California coast.  After lunch and before the beach, I paid a visit to The Black Sheep, a LSY located on Highway 101 in Encinitas. This yarn store is the stuff… Continue reading Encinitas, California

Knitting, Yarn

To Stripe or Not To Stripe

That is the question! In my experience, Noro Yarns makes the answer easy. Mr. Eisaku Noro is the artist and innovator behind the fabulous Noro Yarn line. He was born near Yoshino-Kumano National Park and has applied his sensitivities of the natural world he enjoyed there to the selection of natural materials which make up… Continue reading To Stripe or Not To Stripe