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Jackson's Wyatt

Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon at Jones Farm with Jackson, Kathy, a bag of cider donuts and a hand-knit sweater that inspired it all. Wyatt by Michele Wang caught my eye the moment Brooklyn Tweed released its new BT Kids collection. It's a simple bottom-up, raglan henley that any boy or girl [...]

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Cabin Fever Patterns

Cabin Fever has long been known for their "knit in the round" patterns and include some of my favorite children's patterns.  They are now available as Ravelry In-Store downloads - which means CYS will NEVER be out of a pattern again !!  Below are a few of my favorite patterns and most are available in [...]

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Let It Go !!!

Do you ever go shopping at home and find a project that hasn't been touched in months/years?  Do you have a project staring at you that you just dread picking up ? There are so many reasons why some projects just don't work and it may have nothing to do with your skills.  Sometimes it's [...]

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More than Mitres (Miters) !

I am so excited to welcome Jane Slicer-Smith to CYS October 15 & 16.  As many of you know, I knit the cover sweater of Swing, Swagger, Drape and consequently because of the cover (I think) we frequently think of Jane as just being all about miters (or mitres in Commonwealth English).  Swing, Swagger, Drape [...]

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The bond of fiber

    There is nothing comparable, at least in my experience, to the immediate bond one enjoys with a fellow knitter or crocheter.  I have experienced this when traveling abroad as well as at home.  You don't even have to speak the same language.  In fact, you don't even have to speak at all. [...]

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WELCOME !

Welcome to CYS new website and blog.  I am excited about the changes taking place and I'm hoping to make it easier and more fun to shop, learn and share online and at the store.  Changes will be taking place in increments, so stay with us, please.  The online shopping is expanded, you will soon [...]

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Tiny Things

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by MeghanWhat is it about tiny things that makes them so adorable, causing an otherwise rational person to do something, well…irrational? I asked myself this question when I saw Ysolda Teague had released her popularLiesl pattern in wee size, called wee Liesl. Obviously I was quite smitten with it as [...]

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I Knit to Gauge

Posted on August 10th, 2011 by Gail A few of us were sitting around the table at the shop and one was making a swatch and commented, I almost never have to change needle size. I always knit to gauge. So I asked all the usual questions – to whose gauge do you think [...]

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