Category Archives: Globetrotting

a thanksgiving camel

A few months back, we decided to donate a portion of the proceeds from our Clever Camel yarn to support the Wild Camel Protection Foundation (WCPF), a non-profit that’s doing incredible work and which  we’re terribly excited to support! The “sole aim of the Wild Camel Protection Foundation is to protect the critically endangered wild camel (Camelus ferus) and its habitat in the fragile and unique desert ecosystems in the Gobi desert” (located along the western border region of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia).  There are an estimated 1,000 wild…

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bagel spotting!

we ♥ bagels. and can you imagine our curiosity when these giant stacked bagel sculptures started popping up in and downtown nyc!  spotted one this morning on 6th & greenwich ave.  there’s one in hudson river park around christopher street too that we’ve seen. apparently these ginormous odes to the bagel are by swedish artist hanna liden.    

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wool house in london

yes, that really is a topiary made of wool!  while in europe last week, we managed to pop into the wool house exhibit set inside of somerset house in the london.  the exhibition–part of the campaign for wool, endorsed by the prince of wales–ran through this past sunday the 24th, and if you didn’t manage to make it, we decided to share some of our photos.   in a nut shell, the exhibit set to show examples of everything that can be done with a sheep’s…

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queen of dots

you could say that yayoi kusama, the queen of dots, has landed in nyc.  a retrospective on the japanese artist’s works, which has been circling the globe for the past few months, popped up at the Whitney Museum around mid-July and will be there thru Sep 30. you’ll also see yayoi’s very polka dot friendly collaboration with louis vuitton in stores.  and this morning, as we took pearce the puppy on his morning walk, we snapped a picture of yayoi’s guidepost to the new space installation…

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brobdingnag knits at pyf

It was impossible for me to climb this stile, because every step was six-feet high, and the upper stone about twenty. I was endeavouring to find some gap in the hedge, when I discovered one of the inhabitants in the next field, advancing towards the stile, of the same size with him whom I saw in the sea pursuing our boat. He appeared as tall as an ordinary spire steeple, and took about ten yards at every stride, as near as I could guess. Jonathan…

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off to provence

(lavender fields in uchaux) we’re off to basque country and provence for the next few days!  hopefully we’ll come back with our arms laden with wonderful new things. until then, any orders for physical goods will ship on monday, august 29th. your credit card will not be charged until the item is shipped.  downloadable patterns are of course available 24/7, 365 days a year. happy summer!

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