Stitches East – the Mother Bear Project

I was totally looking forward to attending the Stitches East Knitting Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center last Saturday, and I was thrilled to be there! Aisle after aisle of vendors with booths chock full of yarns, patterns, books and hand-knit samples.  The hottest, trendiest hand-knitted garment?  Hands down, the shawl.  Almost every vendor offered … Continue reading

In “The Loop”

I had the extremely good fortune of vacationing in the capital region of Halifax, Nova Scotia, last week.  This city is incredibly charming, beautifully pristine, and offers a vast array of activities and festivities. Shortly after we settled into our room, I hit the local directory in search of yarn shops.  There were several listed … Continue reading