Year of the Dog

February 16, 2018 | | in Behind the Scenes

2018 is "Year of the Dog" in the Chinese Zodiak.  The year starts on Chinese New Year which falls on February 16 this year. The dog is the eleventh of all the Chinese zodiac animals.  Evidently, the way the myth goes...the order of the animals is said to be decided by the order in which the animals arrived to the Jade Emporer's party.  The Monkey, Rooster, and Dog were in

Sweater Care: 10 Tips to Keep Your Sweaters Hygge Worthy

February 9, 2018 | | in All About The Yarn, Lifestyle

The Delicate Cycle Isn’t So Delicate – 10 Tips for Sweater Care In today’s wash and wear world, we often forget that beautiful fibers like Merino wool need a little special care to ensure they last a lifetime. Smelling pretty. Merino wool is coated in natural lanolin, this lanolin acts as a barrier to odor and is a natural stain repellent.  Unless your garment is visibly stained, you really don’t