World’s Biggest Stocking

Posted by Caroline Hershey

Did you see this? Caron yarn has set the Guinness World Record for The Biggest Knit/Crochet Stocking! Weighing in at over 1600 pounds, the stocking is made up of approximately 1260 blankets hand knit and crocheted by 830 people. See the full story at the Caron website.


In the Nick of Time!

Posted by Caroline Hershey

Made it under the wire with the six pair of socks into the Christmas stockings. Yippee! Will not be knitting socks for a while (at least a week or two.)


Merry Christmas to all!

A Busy Knit Knight

Posted by Caroline Hershey

Everyone was busy with their projects last night.
Kay knitted a cozy for her French Press which they use when camping (looking forward to leaving for FL) and her lovely ponchette.
Denise was working on a earflap hat for hubby which she decided was too small afterall. Will knit another. And she and Kay knitted these precious baby hats for the Period of Purple Crying Program that Carrole had shared with us last week.

Carrole was knitting a hat from Downton Abbey and not liking the results at the moment.

Fran was knitting boot toppers for her granddaughters.
Judy was starting over with her project when she realized it was backwards on her needles.
And Sarah arrived too late for a photo but hers would have been pained as she starting working on a piece she had put down some time ago and couldn’t figure out where she had stopped. And I was working on sock #5.

Quick Project

Posted by Caroline Hershey

Need a quick project for last minute gifts?

Try this Zuzu Petals pattern with one ball of our Arona yarn (or any yarn you have in your stash!). The pattern has two wts of yarn in the instructions.


A tour of our gardens found these lovelies:


Alyssum and a few beautyberryies that the birds have missed.


Narcissus blooming that Dan planted out last winter. What a surprise!



lastroseAnd of course the last rose of summer.

Feverishly Working!

Posted by Caroline Hershey

Will I make it? These six pair need to be finished by Christmas. The legs on two need to be finished, a ruffle on another, a button on the booties, and gargantuan finishing on the largest one. Sigh! I’ll make it!


Just Arrived!

Posted by Caroline Hershey

Not many yarns are coming in now before Christmas, but…these three arrived the other day. All three have free patterns available for them on the Plymouth website. Two bulkies:

artist mushishi-big
Artist and Mushishi Big


and Happy Feet Splash sock yarn.

These will all be on the website in a day or two.

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Thank you! Very, very prompt! I received it yesterday.

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