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How Knitting Changed My Life by Christy Laukaitis

Katherine DaSilva How Knitting Changed My Life

Christy and I met on Instagram and became fast friends.  She's purchased a few of my bags and yarn and has even introduced her friend Kathy to them.  She's also joined in for Virtual Knit Night which I haven't done for awhile but there's one in the planning stages. (Check out my Instagram)  I asked Christy to tell her story of how knitting has changed her life because I wanted to get the perspective of someone who didn't have a knitting or yarn related business.  Christy is just a knitter.  Someone who just wants to make pretty things with string. ...

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The Cake's On Me

Katherine DaSilva

This is what 51 looks like. Today is my birthday and I am 51 years old. ⠀⠀When I turned 30 it was devastating and depressing. Almost embarrassing to admit I was no longer in my 20’s. When I turned 45 I just felt old and aging. Now at 51 there’s a few wrinkles on the face, lots of grey hair and a much wiser woman. If I could go back and tell younger me anything I would tell her not to worry so much. To do the things you want to do and don’t listen to those who say you...

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A Month In The Life

Katherine DaSilva

August is my birthday month.  It's also the Month In The Life Instagram challenge hosted by Jess from Create and Thrive.  A month long challenge designed to give you (the customer) a little behind the scenes look at what goes on in a handmade business. All during the month of August I'll be posting a photo inspired by the daily prompt giving you a little behind the scenes look at what I do everyday and just what goes into making a bag before it gets sent to you.  My hope in participating in this challenge, besides the fact it just...

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How Knitting Changed My Life by Ann Tudor of Ann Tudor LLC

Katherine DaSilva How Knitting Changed My Life

Continuing the series "How Knitting Changed My Life", this week I'm talking with Ann Tudor from Ann Tudor LLC.  Ann makes the cutes glass stitch markers.  I have several of her wonderful markers and they are some of my favorite stitch markers to use.   I first met Ann in the Starship group run by Tara Swiger and was just amazed at the little works of art she was creating with glass.  She's quite talented and I love watching the videos of her working at the torch on her Instagram. So let's get to Ann's story of how knitting changed her...

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Dear Loyal Customer

Katherine DaSilva

Have you checked out the new loyalty program?  Earn points toward rewards like free shipping or discounts on your purchases and it's easy to get started. Start by creating an account and earn 10 points, like us on Facebook and Twitter and earn another 10 points each.  Earn 15 points for following us on Instagram or sharing about us on Facebook.  You'll also earn 1 point for every dollar you spend (does not apply to purchases made on Etsy) and you'll receive 50 points on your birthday.  You can also earn points when you refer a friend and they make...

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