Knits for Pets: A Ravelry Roundup

With the weather turning cooler, it's time to turn our attention to our furry buddies who still have to spend some time outside - and how we can help them stay a little warmer. I have a Pomeranian who has no shortage of fur, but he still sometimes gets chilled, especially this past winter when we saw record low temperatures in Kentucky. I put together this little roundup of fun knits for pets that are pretty easy to whip up and put to good use right away. Puppy Paw Protectors by Mar … [Continue reading...]

Thanksgiving at Home: A Ravelry Roundup

I have yet to cook a turkey. As in, a full size turkey. As in, a Thanksgiving Dinner Turkey. And, sadly, this year is another year where that milestone will go uncrossed. There's always next year, right? In the meantime, I searched on Ravelry for some knits that would be fun to use on Thanksgiving Day for meal prep and cleanup. This is what I came up with - Pie Maker Apron by Jennifer Lysen Isn't there just something about a fun apron that makes cooking a lot more enjoyable? And you … [Continue reading...]

Sneak Peek into the Retreat: Katie from Yarn Love

┬áHave you ever wanted a day away, to yourself, in a luxurious retreat, surrounded by yarn? Saturday, November 8th is our annual Knitwits Day Away Retreat and since we had such a lovely time last year at the Wiedemann Hill Mansion, we decided to visit the mansion again this year. Really, can you blame us? […]

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Knit Cardigan Sweaters: A Ravelry Roundup

Fall weather is for cardigans. That’s just a fact of life. Something about the cool, crisp weather + a cozy cardigan feels right. The nights are getting cooler, and we’re moving into the season of pumpkins, apple cider and buckets of candy. So, of course, I went on a hunt for some cute knit cardigan […]

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Light Fingering and Lace Knit Shawls: A Ravelry Roundup

I have a bundle of gorgeous Unique Sheep fingering weight yarn that I’ve been holding for something special. I’m sure you do the same thing. You see a yarn you can’t live without, but you don’t exactly have a pattern in mind for it….you can’t help yourself, though, and you go ahead and add it […]

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Fall Inspired Knits: A Ravelry Roundup

It’s official. Summer is on the way out, and now that we are in September, we’re getting closer and closer to fall and – yikes!! – the holiday season. But let’s take it one day at a time before we start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas, shall we? In the meantime, here’s a little roundup […]

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How to use Pinterest like a pro

A couple weeks ago, I taught a class at the shop all about how to use Pinterest like a pro. There was interest in me summarizing what we talked about so people could have a handy reference. So, here’s what you need to know: Signing up for an account There are two different ways you […]

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Socks, socks and more sock patterns: A Ravelry Roundup

I don’t know if it’s still because I’m hung up on the knee socks from last week’s roundup, or if it’s the giveaway that was hinted about on our Facebook Page, but I’ve had sock patterns on the brain so my Ravelry Roundup this week is all about feet accessories. Because feet look way cuter […]

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Transition Clothes from Summer to Fall – a Ravelry Roundup

School has started and we’re facing down the dog days of summer. It put me in the mood for a Ravelry Roundup about transition clothes from summer to fall. Except for pants, these five patterns will make a complete look for these days where you need to be prepared for warm or cool temps. Alright, […]

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