September 2018-The Yarns of Norway with Craftours

Come away on an exciting 9-day adventure to Norway, where you will learn about the crafts of the artics while enjoying stunning scenery and first-class hotel accommodations in Bergen and Oslo. From the Annie’s Craftours website, this package includes such...

A Stroka Gene Us Alpaca: Farm Tour and Festival

I was delighted to discover an alpaca farm in Mississippi and marked my calendar to make the short trip to Stringer, Mississippi for a visit. Each year the farm has a fall festival and it was a wonderful experience. This working alpaca farm is located just a few miles...

The Best 2018 Yarn Crawls for Every Season

What Are Yarn Crawl Adventures? Yarn crawl experiences have re-energized the LYS (Local Yarn Shop) in the US.  Regional yarn-related small businesses have banded together to promote yarn crafting. They issue passports for a small fee and provide a yarn crawl passport...

The Story of the Crocheted Snowflakes

It was a wonderful, thoughtful gift to celebrate our first Christmas together as a married couple in 1975. My great Aunt Julia loved to crochet. Her precious hands could create unmatchable beauty. And Christmas was her favorite holiday. So she blessed us that year...

Stitch in Time – Howell, Michigan

Stitch in Time – Howell, Michigan Approaching the store entrance, you know there’s a fun-loving personality somewhere inside. The telltale give away is the sign that reads, “For an additional $4.95 we will provide a receipt that matches what you told your spouse you...

The Quarter Stitch-New Orleans

The Quarter Stitch-New Orleans New Orleans is a fascinating city and is a local getaway from my hometown!  This historic American city is a cultural melting pot of food, music, and geographic influences. The city is known fondly as The Big Easy – don’t you...
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