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our favorite time of year!

Posted on: October 7th, 2019 by nina chicago
It's our favorite time of year because new and exciting things are being delivered nearly every day! It is so hard to contain our excitement when we find new vendors we really want to work with and see the new things our current vendors come up with. ... Read Full Article

caring for your woolens

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by nina chicago
We're often asked at our shop how we block and care for our finished projects. We recently received shipments of wool care products from both Tuft Woolens and Twig & Horn, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to talk a little about how ... Read Full Article

bigger and better in 2019

Posted on: January 17th, 2019 by nina chicago
Hilary here! I've been trying something new this year that I wanted to share with you, hand knitting and crocheting with jumbo yarn. Last year we got in this fabulous BIG merino from Carnaby Yarn Co and I've finally gotten a chance to really play wit ... Read Full Article

we’re all about the holiday cheer!

Posted on: December 5th, 2018 by nina chicago
We love the holidays at our shop! The extra holiday lights and other decorations make it especially fun to be there, and we are gals who already really love what we do. Lately  we have been stitching up some Katrinkles ornaments. Making these is so ... Read Full Article

supporting small vendors on small business saturday

Posted on: November 19th, 2018 by nina chicago
We're so excited about highlighting some of the other small businesses we work with on Small Business Saturday! Our business is such a personal one and our relationships with our small vendors are so important to us. So for Small Business Saturday th ... Read Full Article

handspun hope

Posted on: October 25th, 2018 by nina chicago
Just after bringing our beloved Manos yarns back into the shop, we got the chance to carry Handspun Hope as well! This incredible opportunity literally walked into our door on a Friday afternoon and we just feel so lucky! This organization was found ... Read Full Article

manos del uruguay: incredible yarn for a good cause

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by nina chicago
One thing we were particularly excited about at TNNA back in June was picking up Manos Del Uruguay. Manos is a non-profit, fair trade organization that was created in 1968 to provide with jobs to the rural women in their hometowns. Their ongoing mis ... Read Full Article

spotlight on blue sky fibers

Posted on: September 9th, 2018 by nina chicago
We are loving the line-up of yarns and patterns Blue Sky Fibers is offering for the upcoming season! One of their newest yarns, Eco-Cashmere, is an incredibly soft blend of recycled and virgin cashmere made in Italy. Some of our favorite pa ... Read Full Article

new accessories galore!

Posted on: August 16th, 2018 by nina chicago
With fall on the horizon, we are welcoming new items into the shop every week. We are proud of our exclusive pieces that are a result of great collaborations. We teamed up with Dishique Boutique to create these one-of-a-kind coaster sets and knitting ... Read Full Article

yarn on the house in our house

Posted on: August 9th, 2018 by nina chicago
With open arms, we welcome YOTH to the shop! Their squishy bases and gorgeous color palette make them the perfect new addition to our shop. The first bases we've received are Father, a worsted weight rambouillet wool and Little Brother, a fingering w ... Read Full Article

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