WWW: Upcoming Events, Knerdy Knitting and Floating Yarn Shop
HolidayVacations has announced the details for the upcoming Craft Lit “Road to Rhinebeck” tour, scheduled October 8-16, 2011.
This autumn adventure for book and fiber lovers starts with a tour of the literary haunts of Alcott, Thoreau, Dickinson, Hawthorne and more, includes a sprinkling of yarn shops, a visit to Kristin Nicholas’ fiber farm and ends at the fabulous New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck. Amy Detjen of Knit Circus and Schoolhouse Press and Heather Ordover of CraftLit will be your hosts.
Speaking of wooly events, this weekend is Toronto’s Downtown Knit Collective’sÂ Winter Workshop.
Stitches West takes place in Santa Clara California February 17-20th.
Looking further ahead, Interweave Knits has announced their Interweave Knitting Lab for November 3-6 2011 in San Mateo, California, and Vogue Knitting Live tweeted news of their fall event, to be held in Los Angeles, September 23-25, 2011.
And if you’re on the other side of the Atlantic, consider tracking down Colin and Carole’s Creations, in the UK, the only yarn store we know of on a canal boat.Â They also sell completed garments, including their own design Boatman’s Gansey, and photo art.
Here’s aÂ follow-up post from Mary Scott Huff about the response she’s had to the news of the awful theft of her samples.
And the internets were abuzz last week with the news that Jennifer Aniston has taken up knitting. We can always use another one of us, Jen. Welcome aboard.