Second Birthday Celebration June 16-17

It’s our birthday and you’re invited! June 16th 5-7:30 join us for a party at the Studio, 634 Grand Canyon Drive in Madison, Wisconsin.  We’ll have live music, prizes, a pop-up shop from a local maker, and cake! Saturday June … Continue reading

Knitcircus Podcast #97

The podcast in which Amy and Jaala talk so much about knitting they forget to even MENTION television programs! Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics of note: Book: Garter Stitch Revival, by Interweave Press Event: Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit-In Event: YarnCon … Continue reading
February 24, 2017 by Knitcircus

Kindness KAL and Project Peace

The new year brought with it an outpouring of emotions, and I’ve been astounded by folks’ ability to channel their feelings into their knitting. Themes I’ve seen emerge have included peace, hope, kindness, generosity, and empowerment. Jaala, owner of Knitcircus … Continue reading
February 03, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #93

Cuddle up and knit! Listen on Libsyn or iTunes. Things that Jaala and Amy spoke of during this episode: Jared Flood and Brooklyn Tweed, Winter 17 Susan B Anderson’s yarn line – Barrett Wool Co. Book: 200 Fun Things to … Continue reading
December 15, 2016 by Amy Detjen

Holiday Knits

I’ve been frantically getting my holiday knitting organized – never mind it’s halfway through December – and I was recently inspired by folks’ gorgeous socks – and a hat! – knit out of our Feliz Navidad Stripes colorway. Get ready … Continue reading
December 12, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #92

Amy and Jaala are ready for snow and winter television/knitting! Also knitting up some peace. Listen on Libsyn/iTunes Mentioned this podcast: The Flash This Is Us Scorpion Icelandic Wool Friends McGyver Peace Project KAL Sow’s Ear Knitcircus Gifts KAL  
December 01, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #91

Amy talks about travels in Ireland and Jaala holds down the fort. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: On The Loom , A Modern Knitter’s Guide Hurts Donut A Hat for Mrs. Goldman Zwartbles sheep Knitting with Rainbows … Continue reading
December 01, 2016 by Knitcircus

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday; Gifts for You

This Thanksgiving weekend, we are very grateful for you, our wonderful customers and knitting community. Knitcircus is lucky enough to have both an online store and a real (if small) brick-and-mortar store, so we’re thrilled to participate in Small Business … Continue reading
November 23, 2016 by Knitcircus

Quick Knits Ideas and KAL

I’ve just started a Quick Knits KAL over here on Ravelry, because holy cats, how are we already at the middle of November? Holidays, people. Winter is coming. Personally, I’m panicking a tiny bit. This calls for some quick knitting! … Continue reading
November 17, 2016 by Knitcircus

Top 10 Gifts at Knitcircus

I’m always running late with my holiday gifts. Every year, in about the second week of December, I promise that next year, finally, I will start thinking about gifts in November. (Some of you actually manage to think about gifts … Continue reading
November 14, 2016 by Knitcircus