January 20, 2010

Postcards from TNNA

Allison with Norah Gaughan

Allison with the amazing Norah Gaughan, member of the design team at Berroco and author of Knitting Nature.

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August 13, 2008

Authors in the House!

Authors in the House!

Writers who knit or is it Knitters who write? These ladies of the pen and needle were at an annual conference in San Francisco earlier this month and they paid a visit to the store. From left to right, Elizabeth Boyle, Christina Skye, Candi Jensen, Debbie Macomber and her assistant Renata.

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May 4, 2008

We <3 the Harlot

We <3 the Harlot

Allison with Stephanie Pearl-McPhee at the Maker Faire.

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April 2, 2008

Y Knit + ImagiKnit

Y Knit + ImagiKnit

Allison with Steven and Michael of Y Knit. They were showing Troy and Doug, visiting Ravelrers, the sights and yarn of San Francisco. What is Y Knit? Only the greatest knitting podcast on the internet. You can subscribe through iTunes or listen here.

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December 14, 2007

Night of KnitKnit

Sabrina Gschwandtner at the KniKnit book signing

What a treat it was to have Sabrina Gschwandtner in the store. It was fascinating to learn about the process involved in making her book KnitKnit: Profiles and Projects from Knitting’s New Wave. How the supposedly straightforward concept of each person interviewed identifying themselves as artist, craftsman, designer or knitter, speaks volumes of how dynamic knitting is today. Sabrina deftly captures and explores this tension. If you haven’t already picked up a copy, do.

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