Hooking on the Road:Colorado Springs

Once again, we’re on the road.  We were once again in Colorado Springs for a Teacher conference, and I try and find a yarn store while I’m in the area.  We stumbled upon a great shop with a pun-tastic name. I present to you, the gem of the knitting community in Colorado Springs; Ewe & Me. I LOVE this place.  the husband and wife owners … Continue reading Hooking on the Road:Colorado Springs

Hooking on the Road: The Cleveland Edition

After Chistmas we took a trip to see my parents: Unfortunately my Dad’s health was failing and we needed to visit and see Grandma and Grandpa.  While I was there, I was working on some crochet projects for My sisters, and naturally I looked up a couple Yarn shops in the area to check out while we were there. I read some mixed review of … Continue reading Hooking on the Road: The Cleveland Edition

Hooking Hiatus: Why your men have been absent

Well,  let me start by apologizing for Aaron and I.  When the fall hits, my life gets crazy and I have no time for anything but work.  For my real work, I repair Musical Instruments, and the time from back-to-school and Christmas is always non-stop.  People dropping tubas on the marching field and brand new kids starting in band. Rest assured we have been continuing … Continue reading Hooking Hiatus: Why your men have been absent

Hooking for Hope: A prelude to December

Facebook followers, you already know that Brian and I, along with Jenn will be doing some good old fundraising this year to help with Parkinson’s disease treatment research. For those of you not following us on Facebook, or for those of you who would like to see the details again, the three of us will be at the 5th annual Cheyenne Mountain High School craft show … Continue reading Hooking for Hope: A prelude to December

Hooks on a plane: The Race against a Jet

I have been on a quest: a quest for a men’s hat that wasn’t a beanie.  I’ve been looking for a pattern for a while and have had some pretty epic failures.  I wear “Ben Hogan” Style hats a lot, and have thought that it shouldn’t be that difficult to make one. Alas, finding a good pattern has been elusive.  I tried a couple on … Continue reading Hooks on a plane: The Race against a Jet

The minority crocheters: Our first Yarn Fest.

Aaron and I had been looking forward to last weekend for a while.  We have been getting together with a “stitch and Bitch” group on Wednesday nights that are a lot of fun to hang out with, but this last weekend was our first adventure into the larger community world of the yarn crafts. We traveled up to Loveland, Colorado for the Interweave Yarn fest.  … Continue reading The minority crocheters: Our first Yarn Fest.