Where To Buy: All Your Crafting Needs – Amazon!

Hunting down just the right fabric, sewing machine, knitting needle, and even yarn is part of our wonderful hobby! There are so many places to search for these things from your local yarn shop, nation-wide craft stores, to online shops and websites. One unlikely place hobbyists may not think to look in is AMAZON.COM! I […]

OMG! Heart goes to Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Finger Pin Cushion from The Old Country Store Look what I found when I went to visit Lancaster, PA earlier this year! Well actually I didn’t find it. I totally missed it. My BF found it and got it for me as a surprise 🙂 🙂 🙂 Score! AWESOME FINGER PIN CUSHION! It’s a tiny […]

KnitMap! Find Your Local Yarn Shop

I recently discovered KnitMap!. Find your local yarn shop by simply typing in your Zip Code!! I tried it with my zip code and it is really comprehensive. It’s aim is to provide a searchable directory of local yarn shops neatly mapped out on Google Maps from all over the world. Just type in a […]

OMG! Heart: Loopy Mango

      Loopy Mango ~ 78 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013 ~ (212) 343-7425 Between Wooster & Greene I mean really heart. I found this shop and the exquisite knit pieces above while looking for bikini yarn like Cascade Fixation which just wasn’t doing it for me. Quite the mythical pipe dream considering I […]

My Fave LYS: Lion Brand Yarn Studio

The elusive “local yarn shop”. If you’re an avid Knitter or Crocheter living in Manhattan then you’ll know a decent local yarn shop is a rare beast. Our frenetic city and its people have plenty of personality but not enough time for the personal. I find yarn shops here have trouble with balancing personal attention […]

Flying Fingers Yarn Shop

Flying Fingers Yarn Shop 15 Main Street, Tarrytown, New York 10591 (914) 631-4113 (877) 359-4648 Field trip! I recently discovered something called the Yarn Bus. Which led me to Flying Fingers Yarn Shop in Tarrytown, NY about 40 minutes from Grand Central Station. A magical little shop set in the picturesque little town known for […]

Jimmy Beans Wool: Beans for Brains

ZOMG! (I work for a media company and “editorial” has a bunch of banned phrases on a dry-erase board that include “OMG”. Ha!) Irregardless (Double Ha!). Check this out: Jimmy Beans Wool has a yearly scholarship program called “Beans for Brains“. If you Knit or Crochet, you could be eligible to win money for school! […]

Where To Buy: Knit and Crochet Tools

A list of where to buy Knit and Crochet tools in NYC! From economical/beginner to those more advanced looking for very particular tools. See my list of yarn shops for where to buy tools in Brooklyn. See also my list of Beginner Crochet Tools and Beginner Knitting Tools. In general, if you’re particular about your […]

Where To Buy: Sewing Supplies!

Exploring sewing in Manhattan and looking for decent selections of quality sewing tools, supplies, and notions without having to go to 15 different stores just to overpay has been like the quest for the holy grail. Sadly, New Yorkers are relegated to high-end boutiques like Purl Soho or the grimy Garment District where its dinginess […]

kpixie + make make yarns

Kpixie.com carries a wonderful collection of exquisite and exquisitely curated yarns! They specialize in hard to find yarns and patterns for knit or crochet and carry some lovely tools and notions too. From Olympus, Loop D Loop, Blue Sky Alpaca, Spud and Chloe, Louet to Classic Elite brands. And the most unique and sophisticated lines […]