Tag Archives: Boston

Woolcott & Co. Closing

In case you missed it, Woolcott & Co. is closing.  This is sad, as I’m pretty sure this was the first yarn store I ever went to (I won’t say “stepped foot in” because I’m betting I was too young … Continue reading

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Well, that was stupid of me

Yesterday was Mara’s baby shower. I had carefully wrapped the beret weeks ago.  To that, I added a couple things that had been on her registry, and tied them all up with a ribbon.  I definitely should have taped them … Continue reading

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LYS Reviews: Newbury Yarns and Knit and Needlepoint

Yesterday afternoon, I found myself strolling down Newbury Street, a rare occurance these days.   However, it was Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and who can resist free ice cream?  For those of you who are unfamiliar with Newbury … Continue reading

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LYS Review: Stitch House Dorchester

Ok, so I’m finally getting around to my favorite one of the bunch: Stitch House Dorchester.   This store is a real gem.  I remember, shortly after they opened, hearing from my mother that there was a new yarn store on … Continue reading

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LYS Review: Woolcott & Company

Located in Harvard Square, Woolcott & Co.   (or just Woolcott for short) is one of the very few shops that keeps me coming back to Harvard Square at all since much of the square has been taken over by chain … Continue reading

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Ravelry Founders at Simmons

Last night I went to hear Jess and Casey speak at Simmons School of Management. The audience seemed to be composed of more knitters who had heard about the event on Ravelry than business students!  Many of us had our … Continue reading

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LYS Review: Windsor Button

With all the lovely yarn shops around, each one really needs to find its niche in order to be successful.  Windsor Button‘s is definitely their button and notion selection.  Seriously, if you need a button of any sort this should … Continue reading

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