**We will be closing early on Tuesday, December 24–at 4 PM and will be closed on Wednesday, December 25. Merry Christmas! **We will be closing early on Tuesday, December 31–at 4 PM and will be closed on Wednesday, January 1. Happy New Year!
I have been meaning to knit my son mittens for 2 years now. In my defense, I did make a pair, but he was asleep and alas! when he woke, they were too small (and then it didn’t snow, so I didn’t remake them). Just recently, I have renewed my promise to make these mittens. And so, I have had mittens on the brain. When I popped onto Ravelry today, what did I see but this week’s Community… read more »
We are very excited to host a book signing with Deborah Robson, spinning guru, who will be signing her newest book–The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook. Come meet her on Thursday, October 24, from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Bring your books for Deb to sign. A limited number will be available for purchase.
Once upon a time there was to be a wedding. Lee’s daughter was getting married on October 5. Lee had a dress to wear–a beautiful emerald green dress. But, because it was sleeveless, she felt quite sure that she needed something to cover up. Like many women of a certain age and size, Lee has decided opinions about showing her arms and back in public. Try as she might, Lee couldn’t find anything in a store that was… read more »
The Yarn Spot requests the honor of your presence at an Afternoon Tea to celebrate our fiber community and support those affected by the government shutdown What: Afternoon Tea: light refreshments served, door prizes given, community feeling garnered When: Friday afternoon, October 4, 2013 1-4 PM Where: the New Spot! 11425 Grandview Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20902 We hope to see you there! Lee, Marianne and Victoria
You know that feeling you get after a long day when you finally get home? All your things around you. Comfortable chairs. Your beautiful stash. Inspiring books. Yeah, that’s the feeling we have now. We are home with all of our beautiful things around us. You should come see us. There are lots of new yarns and books to spark your fall knitting. You may have seen the Wall of Bulky on Facebook. It is a thing… read more »
So, dear reader, we have moved. Pretty much everything has been taken from the old space to the new. First, we worked really hard to make the space look like this: Then four guys came and did this: And then this: And this: Now the new space looks like this: But not for long!
Just a quick note that our Sock Knitting class has been rescheduled. It will begin next Thursday, October 26 at 6 PM. For details check our website.
It is really happening. The movers are booked for Monday, September 23. We will be closed Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24 for the big move. We re-open with a bang on Wednesday, September 25 at 11 AM. Until Monday we are open normal hours. We are planning a big party once all the kinks have been worked out.
Oh my! Who knew it would take longer to open in a new space than to knit an Aran sweater? We have hit snags of the bureaucratic variety, the plumbing variety, and the Internet variety. But we are really so thrilled about the new space and how big and bright and wonderful it will be. Here are a few shots of the progress: The walls are Pumpkin Seeds–chosen to coordinate with the existing tile floor. We think… read more »