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Cowls were my best seller last season, which was quite a surprise. They were among my most expensive merchandise so I didn’t make that many of them, thinking my more less expensive items (i.e., hats) would sell more. I did sell a lot of hats, but I sold ALL my cowls! Cowls were the perfect option for people looking for a gift for their Moms or Mothers-In-Law, and a number of people

I‘m in Spring Cleaning mode (yeah, yeah, it’s June. We’ve got a nearly 3-year-old. Spring got away from us), so use my motivation to clean out for your advantage. For a limited time, everything is 15% off – even custom orders – and you get Free Shipping on any order over $25.

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I‘ve been knitting up a bunch of Market Bags for my shop. I’m using the Ilene Bag as my base pattern. Here are my alterations if you want to make your own! Start from the top, casting on 100 stitches, then knit in garter for about 8 rows. Start the lace pattern (Row 1: Knit, Row 2: K2TOG, YO) and do that at least once with

(that I actually wanted to knit with)

Tuesday Morning They don’t have that much yarn, but usually I can find a few skeins of Lion Brand and Paton’s at discounted prices. I’ll often find skeins of yarn I’ve never heard of before.¬†The key here is to look at the labels, noting¬†fiber content, yardage, and dye lots. Occasionally I find some jewels. Just the