A morning hike on Congdon Park Trail in Duluth

This morning I strapped Astrid to my back, leashed up Gru, and headed to our beautiful neighborhood trail along Tischer Creek. This is one thing I love about Duluth. There are trails along creeks in wooded areas nestled in around the city, complete with stunning waterfalls, peaceful pools, rock ledges, …

Fiber arts adventures, inspiration.

Working in a yarn shop, there are a lot of things I am tempted to buy every day that I work. On Friday, I finally gave in to the temptation to purchase the Wild Fibers magazine when the new issue arrived in our store. I also purchased a past issue …

So much to knit, so little time!

Ever since I started working at Yarn Harbor in January, it’s been a pretty nonstop flood of inspiration just being there. Every day there are probably five different projects that I wish I could cast on for right away. Unpacking boxes of yarn, seeing the customer’s projects, perusing the latest …

Summer linen lace stole

After a spate of hot and humid days, we had a sudden change in weather yesterday, with gusty winds and overcast, but not rainy, skies. I’m not a person who appreciates hot weather much, so the winds were especially welcome for me. The dimmed sunlight and refreshing breeze kept reminding …