Jewish Mother Guilt Trips and a LYS

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Stitches Midwest is starting soon. I’ve never gone to Midwest as I’m located in Connecticut. About a month ago a friend asked me if I wanted to drive up with her. A yarn filled road trip? Sure! Until I checked the calendar. Stitches Midwest (and the trip) would fall right smack in the middle of my mother’s trip to visit us. My mother doesn’t get to visit very often, and …

3 BIG Mistakes Local Yarn Stores Make With Their Websites

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. They Don’t Have One Even if you never plan on selling a single item online, you should still have a website for your store. More and more people look online for information. Having a basic website is an inexpensive way to help your customers find you. Plus, it’s giving your customers a way to easily spread the word about you and your store. These days “word of mouth” is just …

LYS Spotlight: Hill Country Weavers (Austin, TX)

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Nothing could make me miss Texas more than today’s weather – my part of Connecticut is in the mid-60s right now. And of course the only thing better than Texas is Texas AND yarn. During my Austin trip I stopped in at Hill Country Weavers. It’s about 1500 square feet of pure yarny bliss. When I was little I would visit my grandmother’s house. No matter how many times I …

LYS Spotlight: The Knitting Nest (Austin, TX)

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. If you’ve been following the blog for a while you might recall that we recently took a family vacation down to Texas. Yes, we went to Texas in the middle of July. It was over 100 degrees while we were there. It was great to see family and friends, and of course, I went yarn shopping. The first store I went to was The Knitting Nest. It’s bright, clean, and …