Author Archives: Yvonne

Knit All the Tiny Things!

In September, we will be hosting Anna Hrachovec of Mochimochiland.   Anna last visited us in March of 2013 for a book signing and chat.  This time, Anna’s going to be hanging around and teaching us some of her knitting and … Continue reading

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Batty for Blue Moon Fiber Arts? So Are We!

I don’t know about you, but the yarns (and the colors, oh, the colors!) from Blue Moon Fiber Arts make me swoon. If you’re weak for Woobu, tempted by Targhee Worsted, or senseless for Socks that Rock, join us for … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Remorse Strikes Again!

On Tuesday, a case of Buyer’s Remorse was said to happen at Natural Stitches in East Liberty.  David Anthony, well-known patron and part-time teacher at the popular knitting establishment, had sent an email indicating that he would like a fourth … Continue reading

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On the Catwalk

Last night, Natural Stitches held its first ever CustomFit & More Fashion Show.  We had four CustomFit sweaters modeled, a sweater that has prompted Bambi to make her next sweater using the CustomFit program, two shawls, a stole, and some … Continue reading

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Fashion! Turn to the Left! Fashion! Turn to the Right!*

On Monday, Natural Stitches will host our first ever CustomFit & More Fashion Show!  You can do your little turn on our “catwalk,”** show off your finished objects, and win fabulous prizes! We’ll get things rolling at 7 p.m., and … Continue reading

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She Came! She Taught! She Missed Her Flight!

This past weekend, we were joined by the lovely and delightful Sivia Harding, who shared her knowledge and many laughs with us. I’ve been a Sivia Harding fan since 2005 when I read this post, bought the pattern, and tried … Continue reading

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Get a Loom! Or How We Partnered with Whole Foods

Humble beginnings… A few months ago, I received a call from Kim W. of Whole Foods, who was looking to partner with us for Earth Month.  After bouncing around several ideas, we decided on an earth loom (which I had … Continue reading

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Spring Fling 2014: Did We Mention SIVIA HARDING?

Even though as I write this it is dark and dreary outside, the promise of spring is there…and our spring fling this year is with visionary author Sivia Harding! Sivia will be teaching three classes during her visit.  The first … Continue reading

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It’s the Annual Book & Pattern Sale!

We know that many of you will be heading to the Pittsburgh Knit & Crochet Festival to buy those special yarns that you can’t get anywhere else (hello, Brooks Farm!), and then you’ll be wondering what on earth to do … Continue reading

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It’s a Picnic!

On Wednesday, February 26, from 6:30 – 8:30, we are hosting a yarn tasting featuring Yarn Hollow yarns. We love working with Rita, because she is creative, bubbly, and just a fun person overall.  When we suggested the yarn tasting, … Continue reading

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