Apr
24

Clover Weaving Sticks

Last year I was at TNNA (an industry trade show) where I spied Clover’s Weaving Sticks for the first time. I was mesmerized by these wooden tools that looked like my beloved bamboo knitting needles, but with a hole at the bottom and held together in sets of 2-6! I hovered around the booth for…

Apr
02

Egg Pompom + Clover News!

For years now (seriously, over a decade), I’ve used Clover brand tools more than any other for my knitting, crochet, and general notions needs. Their bamboo, Takumi needles are a staple item in my studio (I love the way wool sliding off bamboo feels), and 9 times out of 10 if I need a large-eyed…

Mar
31

Knitting Daily TV: Accessorize It!

  Episode 1406 of Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell is all about those bonus pieces in our wardrobe! Here’s what to expect on the Accessorize It show:   Studio Guests: Dorinda Balenecki, and Knitscene Assistant Editor, Louisa Demmitt Virtual Guest: Crochet Jewelry Designer, Stitch Story’s Shelby Allaho (from her studio in Kuwait!) Projects/Techniques: How…

Mar
09

Dollar Bin, Travel Knit Kit!

I’m a sucker for the dollar section at…really, any store. There are so many, (probably unnecessary) trinkets to be had, and who am I to show restraint by not purchasing them? It was the other day at Target, though that I came across an item that was not only a bargain, but also (stylishly with…