Football Season. Deer season. Many of our male (and some female!) counterparts have fond phrases to refer to the onset of autumn.  Chilly, sunny days give way to sharp, clear nights. And one thing is certain: there’s no doubt this is the favorite time of year for knitters and crocheters alike. Here in Maine, we have another name for this beautiful time of year: Woodstove Season. A time when the logs are split in preparation for the crisp, chilly nights…. Read more »


Hello, dear readers! I have been very busy over here buying American, from the tires on my car to the soap I use in my bathroom, but today I’m posting about a yarn that many of you know and love: Madelinetosh. I came across a skein of Tosh DK in Smokey Orchid at a local yarn shop in Concord, New Hampshire, and the colors were so incredible I had to get it. Madtosh is dyed right here in US! With… Read more »


So sorry I haven’t posted in a while…we had, um, little children and computer related difficulties. Needless to say, no children will be near the new computer. EVERRRR. I have been busy buying American products that I’m so excited to share with you, and I’m starting in one of my favorite categories: yarn! I think too many of the clothing items out there for little girls are too grown-up. Cropped shirts, miniskirts…all these things are advertised in the popular stores,… Read more »