Author Archives: theblackstitch

They Have Done it Again…

After hanging up the phone with Shannon and Jason, more commonly known as the Shibaguyz, I started to realize how lucky I had been to catch a glimpse of their day to day lives. Shannon, the designer and knitter of … Continue reading

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The Coat.

Fine, it’s still Summer. But 100 degree weather makes me craveeeeee boots, coats, sweaters, and knitting. And while you might be vehemently opposed to beach knitting, it may be the only time to prepare your knitwear wardrobe in time for … Continue reading

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The SCOOP.

Not everyone has the chance to fly to a 3 day-long knitting convention in Columbus, Ohio and see all the new products for Fall. For that reason, theblackstitch is here to guide you through the styles and knitting fashions to … Continue reading

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HEY Crochet!

Let me start off by apologizing. Even though my mother has always taught me to never start a sentence with a negative, (Sorry mom! Oops I did it again), theblackstitch has been MIA for far too long, so I am … Continue reading

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Solstice Stitching

Your limbs have been screaming all winter for some hot humid air and before you know it, you will be tan enough to expose those lanky things to every passerby. But, while your little hands may be getting some knitting … Continue reading

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CELEBKNITIES

It’s probably more likely that your fave celeb is addicted to something other than knitting… but, there are a few Hollywood babes that have caught onto the knitting obsession. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, have yet to spread this way … Continue reading

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Damn straight I made it.

So what if that amazing summer sweater from ZARA is only an effortless $79.90. So what if you know knitting it will most likely cost you an arm and a leg. (Don’t even think of mentioning the word acrylic- it’s … Continue reading

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Superbowl Sunday, Yarnbowl Everyday.

Two things have been off the heezy (translation: very popular) over the past few months… Football. obvs. AND Yarnbowls. Pottery used to protect your yarn while you knit. As much as theblackstitch would love The NY GIants to WINWINWIN, football … Continue reading

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Tip my hat off to…

“Saying you don’t look good in a hat is like saying you don’t look good in shoes!” Thank you Princess Kate and Queen Elizabeth for single handedly making “HATS” happen for us knitters this season. If it were not for … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT TEXTING?

Global warming may be the reason our winter knit accessories are living a schizophrenic lifestyle. But as the weather gets cooler and cooler this season, the major problem here is something possibly even more pressing… WHAT TO DO ABOUT TEXTING? This … Continue reading

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