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yarn store – The Hook and I

Feeling Sheepy

photo credit: JOE MARINARO I’ve always had a thing for sheepy yarns. You know the kind I mean. They smell earthy, feel a bit like lanolin. They maybe even have a bit of straw left in them (Spinners call this

Dude Demos Socks

Robyn alerted me to the fact that Detroit Public Television has episodes of Knit and Crochet Today streaming on their web site, including the episode where Drew Emborsky, The Crochet Dude, demonstrates how to crochet my toe-up sock design. Drew

Of Yarn and Wizards

Last night, we took the whole family to a Washington Wizards basketball game. It was a lot of fun–Selma enjoyed every second. She loved the game, the “dancers,” Jay liked the mascot and all the clapping and chanting. We’re paying