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Wearing a heart on your sleeve – literally

My mixed feelings about this exhibition remind me how the people represented must have been in turmoil. An art exhibit that makes you feel and see differently is effective. Despite this being a challenging topic, I recommend seeing this uncommon collection. The exhibition … Continue reading

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Trove from yarnday in New York

At least half the enjoyment of a day’s outing happens when you are back in the hotel room and you spread your new stuff out on the bedspread. Voila! Yarnday in New York produced these highlights. From bottom and working … Continue reading

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Art-ful knitting

Madison Square in New York is more than the green apron to the Flatiron Building. More than a well-loved and well-used community park. It is those things plus a setting for interesting public art. Right now the art installation is … Continue reading

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Yarn shops in New York

New York remains an American center for commerce and fashion. Rents are high. You might think little local yarn shops could not survive. Many do flourish. On a recent day with yarn-friends, we saw some of the rich variety. Starting … Continue reading

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Yarndate: New York

Here’s the recipe for a euphoric day out for yarn people: Invite great friends who also appreciate all things yarn, with stamina to walk, and non-stop conversation Choose an exhilerating destination: New York City Take the train Visit a lot … Continue reading

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