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Charity Drive: Pounds of Handmade Love for Pounds of Love Yarn

27, March 2015

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Just a reminder about where we will be tomorrow… We will be running the charity donation table for the first ever Hampton Roads Birth Expo, which will be at the Magnuson Hotel and Conference Center in Newport News, VA from 10AM to 4PM. This conference has many 30-60 minute informative sessions that are targeted to […]

Facing the Fear of Differences FTW

1, March 2010

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On our little planet known as Earth, there are multiples of races and ethnicities abound. We all look a little different and have various lifestyles, but the one bond we have is our desire to help one another in times of need. Recently the earthquake in Haiti brought out the best in many of our […]

Filling 3 Bags for Charity

8, December 2009

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Gratitude and appreciation are often overlooked and taken for granted. Gina Bonomo Dugas of the Mosaic Yarn Shop in Blacksburg, VA was determined to remind everyone how luckily blessed we are. She conceived an idea to host an event that benefited not one, nor two, but three local charities: libraries, the local food bank, and […]

Addressing a Niche Market of Knitters

17, November 2009

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For many weeks, I have been biting my tongue whenever I remembered the crime scene. I had walked into the Natick Mall Sears to participate in what I expected would be a busy 3-ring circus. Why the expectation? Lands End was hosting two of the knitting world’s rockstars, Kate Jacobs and Vickie Howell, in an […]

Knitting with Rockstars

21, September 2009

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There is something about the term “knitting rockstar” that can make those who love yarn swoon. The idea that somebunny who is admired for his/her talent and foresight will be in the area, and that meeting him/her is possible? I am pretty much resolved to do so. When I received an email from the MetroWest […]