Tag: yarn

Update for 3/25/20 and Stash Buster Ideas – Stripes

Watch Video Here Do not despair! We ship if you know what you need, transactions can be handled by PayPal or Square. Contact us at jorstadcreek@comcast.net, use the word ORDER in the subject line! March 25, 2020 Video Blog Notes Stash Buster Ideas –… Continue Reading “Update for 3/25/20 and Stash Buster Ideas – Stripes”

Learn to knit, crochet, or upgrade your skills!

Beginning Knitting and Crochet Instruction for Adults and Adult/Child – Mar 2 through June 29 Why Learn to Knit with us? We love our craft! Drop in for expert instruction that gets the new knitter on a solid confident foundation. Teaching a structured curriculum… Continue Reading “Learn to knit, crochet, or upgrade your skills!”

Changes at the Studio

In November here in Olympia we said goodbye to a Knitting hub and institution, local yarn and fabric store Canvas Works. This past year has seen many long established yarn stores close, sometimes due to financial stress after a long slog through the recession,… Continue Reading “Changes at the Studio”

Stitch N’ Pitch July 19, 2016

Stitch N’ Pitch 2016

Close encounter with inspiration and gluten free baked goods

  I dropped in to Maker’s Mercantile in Kent, Washington, to enjoy their anniversary celebration on Saturday February 28. I arrived early and was amazed to see a long lineup of customers waiting to get in the door! I know this is a special store… Continue Reading “Close encounter with inspiration and gluten free baked goods”

Jorstad Creek at Fiber Fusion NW Oct 18-19

I’m on the road again to Fiber Fusion Northwest this weekend, taking Jorstad Creek yarns to Monroe, Washington and the Evergreen State Fairgrounds for this fiber-and-yarn oriented show. Take a look at their website at this link:  http://www.fiberfusion.net/ Every year this event gets bigger.  This… Continue Reading “Jorstad Creek at Fiber Fusion NW Oct 18-19”

Dancing Waters Coated Sheep

Fall knitting is nearly here.

I am looking ahead toward the winter, not because I want cold weather, but because I am thinking about knitting projects.  Like so many knitters I embrace the fall because it brings with it possibility, choices, design, and all the potential pleasant hours quietly… Continue Reading “Fall knitting is nearly here.”

I Found My Red MoJo

Red MoJo is back.  I know most of you didn’t know I lost it, but indeed, I was struggling to reconnect with RM for some time.  As a dyer, not having a great red in your repertoire can really psych you out.  I tried… Continue Reading “I Found My Red MoJo”

Great Steppe Fiber Project

A scoping project to establish a fiber company in Mongolia based on the principles of Fair Trade

Jorstad Creek

A yarn and fiber company.

whit::knits

(and crochets, and stitches, and is otherwise generally crafty)

KDD & co

Award-winning Scottish publishing and design

The Sweaty Knitter, Weaver and Devotee of Other Fiber Arts

Interweaving life with fiber arts! (Photograph by Carly Moskat.)

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