Rose City Yarn Crawl tote bags
Back to Main MenuBusiness News HomeFront PorchIt Only MoneyOregon the EconomyPlay hollister uk books ProfitsSilicon ForestWindow ShopStock Market ReportBusiness Public BlogBack hollister uk to Main MenuVideos from the OregonianVideos from The Beaverton LeaderVideos from the Hillsboro ArgusVideos from The Forest Grove LeaderYour VideosCrafts nights resume this week at Yarntastic! Fiber Arts. The store reports, “After taking a little holiday break, our popular Thursday evening Crafts Night resumes this coming Thursday, Jan. Milwaukie Ave. in Portland.The Rose City Yarn Crawl draws ever nearer. Are you delirious with joy yet? If not, buy yourself one of its nifty tote bags it’ll help get you in the mood. (The last day to pre order one is Friday, Jan. 17. The totes are $1 hollister uk 5 if you pre order, and $18 if you buy one during the Crawl.) And check out the Crawl’s Facebook event page and RSVP “yes.” Still not feeling the joy? Sign up for the Mystery Knit/Crochet a Longs they’ll be starting soon. The first clues arrive next week Wednesday, Jan. 15, for the crocheters, and Friday, Jan. 17, for the knitters. Many local yarn stores will be having K/C a Long nights be sure to get the specifics from your favorite shop. (With so many shops participating in the Crawl, I can’t report on all the C/K a Long nights, folks, so you’re on your own for this.)In other news, I offer you this roundup of alpaca hairdos, which is proof positive that they have nicer hair than most of us. And Sue Lambert of the Tigard Knitting Guild pointed me to this nifty article about Knitting Behind Bars, a prison program that helps inmates transform their lives. We’ve long known that fiber arts are transformative, but it’s always cool to see someone spreading the word.And a moment of silence, if you please, for Shibui Sock. It’s a glorious yarn that will always have a special place in my heart. When I interviewed for a job at The Oregonian in 2006, I squeezed in a visit to the closest yarn store Knit Purl. And I bought myself some sock yarn for good luck Shibui Sock. I cast on those socks on the flight home, and in each stitch was a silent prayer: “Please let me get the job. I love t hollister uk hat paper. I love that city. I think I’d be really, really happy there. Please let me get the job.” A week or so later I got a call from the newspaper’s copy chief, offering me a job as a copy editor. I wore those socks to death, and they’re long gone. But to this day, I associate Shibui Sock with hope, luck, possibility and the promise of happiness. I’m sorry to see it go.