Do I have a story for you today. All the way back in 2019, when I started swing dancing, I had a whole group of new friends. Most of them had zero clue about anything yarn related whatsoever. One such friend, Mark, had the worst ever scarf from Amazon. It was straight stockinette, and curled […]Read More Recycled Yarn
I’m looking ahead to The Studio’s Winter Retreat, which was held in downtown Kansas City last year. However, this year we’re moving the party to Gardner, an old Kansas town where the Sante Fe and Oregon trails intersected. We’re trading in our city slicker vibes for those of the pioneer! While browsing Pinterest right after […]Read More Headin’ Out West
There actually isn’t any knitting in this post, but who can pass up on that wordplay? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I love all the food, and I love to make the family favorite cranberry sauce. I love watching the parade, essentially on mute because we didn’t bother to vacuum […]Read More Happy ThanksKnitting!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and I had fully intended to have this sample to The Studio well before now. Better late than never, right? The pattern is Memory and Dedication by my good friend Kristin of Kristinistic Designs. Not only is it a great pattern, but it supports a great cause as well. […]Read More Let Me Finish: Breast Cancer Awareness Edition
Some quick reminders, Local Yarn Shop Day is Saturday! Please go support your LYS, maybe buy some yarn for Kristin Ragsdale’s Fuzzy Socks knit-along that’s coming up next week! It’s finally here you guys, Avengers: Endgame is in theaters TONIGHT. I can feel it, this will be (another) one of those nights where my life […]Read More Super Knits
I have always been the idea girl and never the finish-to-completion-before-starting-anew girl. I get really excited about starting a project, but then I usually find something new or get bored and I move on to the next thing. If I never had deadlines, I’m not sure I’d ever finish anything. Which is why I’m happy […]Read More Let Me Finish
What better way to ween myself off of my crafty Ren Fest weekends than to surround myself in crafty goodness at a fall festival! The Maple Leaf Festival in Baldwin City, KS occurs in third full weekend in October. It started as a craft show in the late 1950s, to celebrate the leaves turning and […]Read More Baldwin City Maple Leaf Festival