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Recently launched yarns and the I Love Yarn Day celebration!

This week I saw at Facebook a note about the I Love Yarn Day next October 14. I had no idea that there was actually a day for loving yarn  and it made me laugh because I tend to celebrate yarn every day when I’m at the computer or just dropping by my LYS! The Craft Yarn Council is suggesting something bigger than that! The idea is to engage people to celebrate yarn trough teaching  somebody to knit or crochet, doing something for charity, giving yarn as a gift, knitting or crocheting  in public and so on.   Read more

A blast of joy: another KAL in partnership with Tricoteiras.com!

A few months ago, Valesca  and Clara, friends and owners of Tricoteiras.com have arranged a KAL for the TIC cowl. It was like an experience from another planet: so much fun! Most of us follow the website and participate at an online community for knitters called Crazy Knitting Ladies. We are in contact almost every day and during this period we share knitting experiences that goes from the choice of yarn to a ideal cast off a project! The previous KAL was a total thrill! As I opened my eyes every morning, I checked my email to see the news shared by the participants! We were chatting the other day and the idea of doing a KAL over at Tricoteiras.com came up! This time we are going to knit the Dalilah shawl and two smaller versions that were created as a request from knitting friends! Read more

Favorite books and the “swatching mania”!

I just love knitting books like stitches dictionaries! I love to scroll through the pages and as I add so many post its, the books seem to even have fringes! And these amazing people who compiled all this stuff for us and made it available in books, websites, blogs, etc. etc.? I literally bow to these people. And one of them is Barbara G. Walker. Read more

She knows about everything!

There are talented people working with social media. There are also very creative people. Well articulated there are also many.   Read more