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 […]

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! […]

kpixie + make make yarns 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 […]

Purl Soho Sewing Class

I’d been looking for a beginning sewing class for awhile and really had a hard time finding a suitable one. Many were too expensive, too basic, or didn’t fit my schedule. There seems to be a shortage of suitable places to take an affordable yet comprehensive beginning class. So after talking to a few people, […]