Monday, December 15, 2008

New E-Zines I Love

Just had to pass on two new e-zines that I think are fabulous:
The first one isn't really new, but it's winter issue is up: Knitty. Check out these fun projects.

Aren't these hilarious! I would love to make a pair of these for Christmas for someone, but, alas, there's just not enough time in the day! Maybe next year...

I think this sweater and matching wrap are really fun. Not sure about making all those bobbles, but they do add an interesting dimension.

The 2nd zine that you should check out is Twist Collective. This new magazine (it's on issue #2 right now) is filled with really wonderful designs, mostly by well-known designers like Pam Allen, Norah Gaughan, Fiona Ellis, Veronik Avery and more. Here are a couple of my favorites from this most recent issue:

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Busy Times

The holiday season in a yarn store is crazy busy - even this year. Despite the economic downturn in the country, our store is doing great. I don't know if it's the change in location or the fact that people are staying home more, so they need things to keep busy (aka, hobbies). Thanksgiving was a blur, because 3 Kittens had a sale the next day and over the weekend. I haven't recovered yet!

I have been working on projects as I can: