Author Archives: Yvonne

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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From Our Friends at Imperial Stock Ranch

As we’ve mentioned previously, we are very proud to be a part of the Imperial Yarn family. I’d like to share some of Jeanne Carver’s thoughts and feelings about the Olympic sweaters with you. Dear Friends, Our Olympic Moment is … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck Musings

Tomorrow is October 1, which is kind of hard for me to fathom — I mean, where did the year go?  Is it just me, or does it seem that the years go faster as we get older? October is … Continue reading

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Everybody Likes Parfait!*

So with the onslaught of cool weather, I have been thinking about transition garments.  You know, things that kind of bridge the gap between summer and fall…and eventually winter and spring.  For example, those cool, crisp mornings which then become … Continue reading

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