ModeKnit Yarn is in it’s 5th year, which kind of blows Kathleen and me away. And every day we learn new things. We started this with $2,000 and an agreement on who would do what (which was pretty fluid, but for the most part I do the dyeing, and Kathleen does all of the less-sexy-but-more-important […]
This Fall marks the third year of ModeKnit Yarn’s existence. Shocking. In some ways it feels like we just started last month, in other ways it feels as though we’ve been doing this for five or ten years. We have some new ideas coming down the pike (new ball sizes, new NO SPOILER colorways, new
We’ve been working hard to put together two new YARN CLUBS for 2016, taking as our inspiration strong visual elements that have been on our minds lately! The first shipment for these clubs ship on Oct 15, and membership is limited!
If you’re in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio or Michigan, this has been your Summer to visit with ModeKnit Yarn! We hope to see many of you at Stitches Midwest and/or the Michigan Fiber Festival! Getting a chance to visit with our customers is – in all honesty – the highlight of our trips!
I’ve been cleaning out my office, trying to consolidate paper, photos, and stuff from my mom’s house. It’s been an epic job, and it’s ongoing. I keep coming across things I forgot about, especially photos. I found my kindergarten class photo from 1973, and it’s pretty cute. Here’s me wearing a crocheted granny-square vest made
I’ve been promising to show a few of my many works-in-progress here on the blog. Yesterday I popped over to Ravelry to check my projects page and I looked through my knitting bags here at home. I’ve realized a few things: Realization#1- I have a raging case of Startitis and have lots of projects started, or
This weekend we: Retreated with friends to The Gathering Place at Whitetail Ridge. There was knitting, quilting, cooking, eating, blogging, laughter, wine and cider. Shopped at Quilt Haven in Hutchinson, MN. Some of us went more than once. I love the fabrics and the historic building but I didn’t buy anything. I don’t quilt, but