I’ve sung the praises of the Kansas City fiber community for a long time, for good reason. We have a great group of shops, dyers, and designers, so a lot of fun fiber happenings tend to come our way. This past weekend was one such weekend, where almost all our area shops were hosting great […]Read More Weekend Happenings
That’s right, I visited not one but two yarn shops on my whirlwind tour of Manhattan. We went a little out of our way for this one, because my friend Kristin (who interned in the City over a college semester) said it was worth the trip. That, and Lion Brand was one of the first […]Read More The Lion Brand Yarn Studio
The crafty family gathered once again for a quilting weekend at my cousin’s place in rural Iowa. When we called my aunt to tell her we were on the road, she said “By the way, there’s a new quilt shop in Humeston. I guess they have yarn. You might want to check it out.” It […]Read More Snips of Thread Quilt Shop
My friend Kristin and I took a trip to Chicago this weekend, and this wasn’t just any trip. We were there to attend the Chicago International Tea Festival, and it was amazing. That said, most of our time was booked, but we had to squeeze in a visit to the closest yarn shop. Yarnify! is […]Read More Yarnify!
My travels took me to Austin, TX for a family wedding last weekend, which is also the home of Hill Country Weavers. It’s made quite a few “Top Five Yarn Shops” lists, so I figured it was worth squeezing in a visit. We walked in. The mood was light, even though the air conditioner had […]Read More Hill Country Weavers
My mom grew up in Muscatine, Iowa, and a lot of her family still lives in that area now. So like clockwork, twice a year, we head up there to catch up with her family, including my quilting aunts. I also have a cousin on my Dad’s side who lives up in Cedar Rapids, she […]Read More Fiber Finds in Mount Vernon, IA
If you’re a yarn-enthused person in the KC-Metro area, you’re very lucky. We have a nice bunch of yarn shops that are just a hop, skip, and a jump from just about anywhere. I took a day trip to Leavenworth, KS last weekend to check out a new-to-me shop: Momo’s Knitting Nook. Isn’t it gorgeous? […]Read More Momo’s Knitting Nook