Friday, April 29, 2016

Mother's Day is May 8th!

Mother's Day is coming soon - May 8th!  

Why not gift your knitting mom or mom friend (or yourself) a  Knitscene subscription or  perhaps 

the latest edition of Noro Knitting Magazine for Spring Summer 2016?

Perhaps this adorable and portable tool, The Yarnit? is perfect for the knitter on the go?  It's on sale now at at

Happy weekend, Happy Mother's Day and Happy Knitting!


Monday, April 25, 2016

Wrapped Up: Yarnbombing at Morris Arboretum

We took a trip over to Morris Arboretum this weekend and were delighted to see the latest installation by fiber artist Melissa Maddonni Haims of Philadelphia. These are a couple of pics of my favorites. Do go and see them in person if you can. I really liked how the pieces were placed throughout the arboretum. It was like getting a surprise every time you turned on the path. You can read more about Melissa and how the installation came to be here. I hope you will visit Morris Arboretum soon if you are in the Philadelphia area. It's such a lovely place and it was exciting to see this type of fiber art outdoors.

Remember, you can always choose to knit or crochet your worries away. 

Stress less,


Friday, March 11, 2016

Something new for you...

Imagine knitting a shawl using one ball of yarn in a lush color. Perfect for new knitters and Spring knitting and crochet.  Get the scoop, plus videos on the Lion Brand blogposts.  

free patterns to knit and crochet

6 Patterns You Can Make with One Shawl in a Ball!

Happy Spring!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Sale time has arrived lovely knitters!

Sale time has arrived lovely knitters!  Enjoy President's Day sale prices this week.  Here are my three favorite stops on the road to great products, prices and customer service this week.

Loveknitting has new arrivals, yummy yarn and loads of free knitting patterns.

Yarnspirations has a new look book, Living Color and the Feburary Mood Scarves are beautiful. Sign up for their newsletter and receive 15% off your next purchase.

LionBrand has a 20% off sale on some of your favorite yarns.
Enjoy new looks for Spring and remember to sign up for the weekly stitch newsletter and receive a coupon if you're in the U.S.

Happy shopping,

Margaret  (wishing you more love, happiness and creativity in 2016)

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Woman Behind Knitted Knockers.Org

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Meet Barbara Demorest of This is such a wonderful story and organization, I know you will be inspired to find out more information and learn how you can get involved and donate, please visit 

Are you going to Stitches West in 2016? Stop by and visit Barb at booth #1235.

Have a happy, healthy 2016 and beyond,


Thursday, December 24, 2015

Holiday Wishes...

May peace, joy and knitting fill your holiday season,

May your cup be filled with your favorite hot drink with dreams of what you can create,

And may your new year be filled with an open hearted awareness of just how wonderful you are.

Celebrate your life,

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Blessings...

Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.
Native American Saying

Have a happy, safe and peaceful holiday,

Sunday, October 18, 2015

New! Outlander Knit and Crochet Kits and more...

There are some new knitting and crochet goodies for Autumn 2015.  Here we go!

This super adorable Inside Out Ribbed Hat FREE PATTERN!
Designed by Margery Winter is made with Zaps!

Zaps is a super-bulky yarn, at Lion Brand Yarns which combines a 2 ply strand of a solid color, with a strand of a contrasting, color changing yarn. Zaps produces a lightweight fabric with surprising pops of color.

 Outlander the Series Kit: Return to Inverness Cowl (Knit)
One of 14 kits!  My favorite has to be this Knit Return to
Inverness Cowl
 made withWool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Don't you love the look of Autumn Knitting?

Margaret (ready to knit, sip pumpkin spice lattes and walk in the crisp air of Autumn)

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Weekend Wanderings for Knitters

Got Stash?   
Do you need a handy place for your yarn? Try these cool Knitterella Project Bags. They are direct-to-garment printed on a roomy 12" x 16" muslin bag with a drawstring and oh so portable at a affordable price.

Need yummy yarn?

Do you have a special project in mind but don't have the yarn? Search for yarn easily by color, weight,and project. There are fabulous handmade yarns available by customer minded shops who often take requests. It's an eye candy experience for sure.  

Noble Knits, Feel Good Yarn Company are fun places to visit if your looking for kits, special holiday offers and free patterns.

Try Knitting on the Net if you're looking for stitches to create your next knitting project. It's a great resource for knitters of all levels.

Agusta Shawl Free Pattern

Last but certainly not least visit Fairmont Fibers, LTD. and enjoy lush free patterns.

Have a wonderful holiday weekend. Happy knitting!



Monday, August 24, 2015

Here are just a few of the knitting projects waiting for you!

Merry Meet Market Bag

 Knit Knitavian Style is available as an ebook for only $3.99 in the Author House Bookstore.  Hooray! Grab your download today and begin your fall knitting with glee.

SoHo Saturday Scarf

Cotton Bobble Throw

Delicate Desire Fingerless Gloves

Lolly Luscious Hat

Knitavian Shruggle

Happy Knitting!


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