Knitcircus Podcast #47

Knitcircus Podcast #47 Amy’s back from Ireland! She talks sheep roadblocks and Irish coffee, and Jaala’s got the 411 on tons of summer fun. Special guest Susan Spiro (Jaala’s mom) reveals craft treasures of Paris. Podcast 46 winner! Many of … Continue reading

TNNA, Giveaway and April Showers

Indianapolis, prepare yourself for knitters like you’ve never seen! Chris and I can’t wait to join the fun at this year’s National Needle Arts trade show! We are not exhibiting this year, so not stressing about putting together a gorgeous … Continue reading

Bahamas and Back Again

More notes from the Bahamas! Internet faded in and out, but I did take advantage of my free time to check out StitchMaps, the new charting site developed by tech editor and author of Charts Made Simple, JC Briar. In … Continue reading

Bahamian Knitting

Over Spring Break, our family was lucky enough to travel to the Bahamas for sea, sand and sunshine. We were sad to hear that folks back home had to endure more snow, and wished we could have teleported you all … Continue reading

Finished Objects and a Travelling Circus

Hi, Knitters, Super Sewing Winners Thanks  to everyone who entered the Sewing Giveaway! The winners are: Mollie Make Woodland Friends: Valerie, 50 Pincushions: Nancy, and Super Stitches: Carmen. The lucky winners have been notified. Finished Objects Spending so much time dyeing … Continue reading

Knitcircus Podcast #42

Knitcircus Podcast #42 Jaala just came up from the Lair, and Amy’s leaving on a jet plane! Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Vogue Knitting Live Seattle Churchmouse Yarns and Teas Yarn Con Chicago Shetland Spindrift Yarn The … Continue reading

Vogue Knitting Live Chicago

Belle and the yarns! Vogue Knitting Live was a big bite for me, the biggest show Knitcircus Yarns has done yet, and it didn’t disappoint. Here’s the booth with all of the Matching Socks Sets right out front in their … Continue reading

Fall Knitting Fun

Ah, we can feel knitting season in the air, dry and crisp like a nice linen yarn. Maybe it was the cold air coming in the window, but I woke up in the middle of the night. My thoughts got … Continue reading

Yarn Store Road Trip Guest Post: The Wool Gathering

Hi, Knitters, Guess what?! Remember the LYS Road Trip newsletter? Well, writer and knitter Terri Hamilton was inspired to send us a story about a great new LYS in her area, Rockford, IL. So please, read on, and if you’re going … Continue reading
September 17, 2012 by Knitcircus

Stitches Midwest and Chicago Honeymoon

Last week, my parents took the kids on a train trip to the Rocky Mountains. They had a wonderful time scrambling up Eagle Cliff, Emerald Mountain and driving up the highest highway in the world. Meanwhile, Mike and I had … Continue reading