Month: June 2009

TNNA 2009

I am still catching my breath from our national convention last week.  Plymouth displayed our newest yarns at the tnna.  This show is for wholesalers/distributors to show our yarns to the yarn shops (not open to the public).  It was an interesting weekend.  The weather was typical for June in Columbus, OH;  Hot and Humid with a chance of rain….and typical for Bristol, PA; this month too.  Enough about the weather – let’s focus on the show.  The fashion show took place Friday night: This is the Galway Diamond Sweater that graced the runway… We also showed a Pirate...

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It’s Never Too Early

Use your summer knitting time to get ready for Christmas.  Small items- just the kind that make great Christmas presents are the perfect type of portable projects for the summer.  We all tend to be on the move more in the summertime, so a small -grab it fast!- project is just the kind of thing you want to be working on. I would like to suggest this Sinsation scarf.  It is small, very, very easy, and fast to whip up.  You will want to make several. The yarn- Sinsation- is one of the softest, most luxurious chenilles you will ever...

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Knitting For Your Health

CBS News reported recently that Knitting is Good for your Health. This is something that many knitters have known for years.  I have heard personal stories from people who have quit smoking, writers who overcome “writers block” all by just picking up their needles and knitting.  It is a truly amazing thing.  I welcome your stories and look forward to posting your comments. copy and paste this link into your browser (it doesn’t work any other way)...

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