Nice and Knit Category

Nice & Tasty: Flatbread Recipe

I don’t know where the idea for this recipe really came from but I had it swirling in my head for about 2 weeks before I went to the grocery store to buy the ingredients.  It didn’t disappoint. I had been craving it for awhile and when I made it, it turned out to be […]

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Show Your True Colors

Yarn skeins are works of art.  Why not display your stash? It is such a dark rainy day in New England… I think it would be a great idea to sit down with a cup of coffee and some of this stash yarn.

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Giveaway Winners!

Thank you all for your participation in our Giveaway!  We’re happy to let Nest Design Studio, Marcy, Sharon, Janel Gerber & Flannel Jammies know that you are now carriers of a new Envirosax bag! We hope you enjoy the bags as much as we do!  A special congrats to Flannel Jammies who also won our […]

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“Just Enough Ruffle”

A look at Barb’s Koigu Ruffle scarf from both Katie & Kara Kara’s Koigu Ruffle I find Churchmouse Yarns & Teas Patterns so inspiring.  The yarns they use, colors they pick, their photography…all leave me with a feeling of – I have to make that RIGHT NOW!  Their scarf pattern called Barb’s Koigu Ruffle was […]

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Knitting Notion Favorites

Some of my favorite knitting supplies. One of the best gifts I have received from my Grandma is this Interweave Knitting Companion.  It is a great source for all the technical aspects of knitting.  There are great illustrations to accompany the directions – wonderful!  Between this book and YouTube video tutorials I have learned to […]

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For You: A Giveaway

We think these bags are the best and we want to share them with you!  So, we’re giving away 5 Envirosax bags.              They make a perfect knitting bag because they’re so light weight and they’re stylin’ too.  They’re also good for things like gym clothes, groceries, a purse, camera bag, beach bag, or gift […]

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Hand Felting

Last year I saw the most beautifully handfelted pair of slippers on Grazim’s Etsy shop. I was instantly inspired to try hand felting.  With the help of a great tutorial, I began learning this wonderful & rewarding craft.  Like painting and pottery you do not pick up the brush or clay and make a masterpiece on […]

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Brooklyn Tweed: Umaro Throw

Over the past few years of knitting I’ve made a lot of things but this one is my favorite. The pattern comes from Jared Flood, of Brooklyn Tweed, who I consider one of my biggest knitting inspirations. Pattern:  Umaro Yarn: Cascade Eco Wool (held double). It’s a very affordable choice for an afghan. Ravelry Project […]

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And the winners are….

Carole and Jill!  Thanks for your participation everyone!  We will be sending you your book in the next few days! Sunday and Monday we enjoyed a quick getaway to Mystic CT.  The weather was unbelievable and we had a great time.  I bring my Canon SLR everywhere we go.  It is large and clunky.  I […]

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Where do you love to knit?

Last chance to enter!  We will be picking our winners this afternoon!  Leave us a comment where you love to knit to enter our Nicky Epstein Knitting Block by Block book give-a-way! Sneak peak of Mystic Comfort…details soon.

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