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Pssst….it’s live! February 19, 2015 – Posted in: Online store, Websites

When we opened our doors 5 years ago, wenever anticipated that it would take so longto launch our online store. Really, how hard could it be? The answer, we’ve learned, is ridiculously hard. We’re so happy and relieved to send our baby out into the world now and would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere gratitudeto all the people who helped us along the way – our amazing photographer, Robert Viau, our…

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Back To School August 21, 2014 – Posted in: Thursday This and That, Websites

The days are still hot and summery, however you already can feel the breath of Fall in the morning air. Getting ready to leave for work you might need a light jacket to make up for the lack of warmth until the sun catches up. I don’t know about you but our family is in the midst of preparations of going back to school – all the supplies are bought and marked with her name…

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Twist Collective: Webzine worth bookmarking May 22, 2012 – Posted in: Project Ideas, Websites

As many of you can attest, the knitting scene has changed dramatically over the last decade. Several factors have contributed to this tremendous increase in interest and participation, not least the rise of the internet (yarn company websites, blogging, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) and the development of the social networking and resource site for knitters – Ravelry. Research from the Craft Yarn Council published in 2011 found that 93% of the knitters/crocheters surveyed used the internet…

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Websites worth exploring… March 27, 2012 – Posted in: Websites, Workshops

Craftsy.com Craftsy is an online crafting community offering virtual classes, workshops, and patterns across a wide range of categories including sewing, weaving, crocheting, knitting, etc. The number of classes within the knitting and crocheting sections is growing steadily and we’ve had extremely good feedback from several of our customers who have taken Laura Nelkin’sMastering Lace Shawlscourse. Other promising classes include cuff-down and toe-up socks, knitted toys, hats, and workshops providing tips on adjusting patterns for…

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