Category Archives: Crochet

Epiphany 2014: Big Finish!

I had to nag and nag the last few people to model their gifts from our annual Epiphany exchange. Here they are showing their shame and remorse. Jack was not so late showing his gift, so he is still smiling. … Continue reading

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FO Friday: The Anonymous Crocheter Strikes Again!

We have a very proficient crocheter who brings in her doilies. The light blue one is called Sirius and is from the book Stellar Doilies. The Ecru one is from Elegant in Ecru and is called Sublime. One of the … 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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We had a great finish to World Wide Knitting in Public Week

Two Saturdays ago, Elise was our hostess with the mostest as we took over the sidewalk in front of the store in honor of World Wide Knit in Public Week. Elise decorated and made a lot of food! Knitters, crocheters, … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Show Your FOs at our Fashion Show!

Do you want to do your little turn on the catwalk? Then join us for the CustomFit & More Fashion Show on Monday, June 30th, from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.! We are asking participants to limit their showing off … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2014: In which one of us gets crabs

Crocheted crabs that is! Elise knit some Alderman mitts [FREE PATTERN!] for Jenn with Lana Gatto Feeling, a DK weight yarn. But she had a little bit left over, so, being Elise, she thought, why not crochet some crabs.

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OMG My Hands Are Cold! Fingerless Mitts Edition, Part 2

Last week I posted Part 1 of our staff’s suggestions for fingerless mitts, and because, for some reason, it isn’t warm yet, here’s Part 2, featuring crochet and alternate constructions. First, our lovely shop friend Sarah has recently released a … Continue reading

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OMG My Head is Cold!

Raise your hand if your kid has had a full week of school since early December. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? I didn’t think so. A hat is a quick project that’s easy to complete while the kids are screaming and running … Continue reading

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OMG My Neck Is Cold!

Today we begin a new feature on the blog in which I highlight different accessories to keep your extremities warm through this ridiculous winter weather we’re having. I’m starting with cowls because I’ve found that they are a really useful … Continue reading

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Our Fiber Resolutions for 2014, Part 2

Last week, I posted the first half of our staff fiber resolutions, and as promised, here’s part two. Jack: I am planning on finishing every single UFO in my stash…this is the year! Jenn: Spin a pound of fiber and … Continue reading

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