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Uplifting Words

Our newest Private Label yarn arrived during the Fall Yarn Crawl. The colorway names are one word each and they were taken from quotes I found inspiring and uplifting. Here are the colorways and their names...
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.  - Abraham Lincoln
Ambition Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.  - Frank Tyger
Believe Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone.  -Roy T. Bennett
Confidence Without self-confidence, we are as babes in the cradle -Virginia Woolf

Courage Forgot to get a pic before it sold out!
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear - Mark Twain

If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. -Les Brown

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. G…
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Door Mat Class Options

If you have registered for our very fun Door Mat Class with Madison, here are the options of mats!

Home Sweet Home
Welcome to our home
Cover Charge Tacos or Wine
Come in & Cozy Up
Home Puppy Prints
Bless this nest
Shut the front door
You better like kids
Hello Goodbye
The house was clean yesterday
wipe your paws
Please hide packages
When you check out, please put the mat/mats that you would like to make in the ATTENDEE NAME box then put your information in the Customer Information area of the check out process. If you would like 2 mats, just put both names and you will be charged the extra $15 at the class!
If you have any questions, please email Jen at


Free Pattern Friday!

We reworked the Love Me Tender Hat (just a few little tweaks here and there!) and to celebrate, we are giving the pattern FREE through the Holiday weekend!! This pattern is written for Infant, Small Adult & Large Adult (and the Small Adult works for youth too!)

Just click "Buy it Now" and it will load into your cart for FREE!!! Enjoy!


Free Pattern Alert! Carrie Cowl

I wrote this pattern forever ago...but gave it a little makeover and made it FREE for right now....hurry, it won't be free forever!!


Knitting Mojo: Missing in Action

Have you misplaced your knitting mojo? I'm not sure where I left it...I was knitting at least 5 projects at once, dividing my time and not really getting anywhere on any of them...and I just lost my mojo.

I'm positive it's at the bottom of a project bag, but I'm not really driven to discover which one.

Could it be the bag that contains a crescent shawl that seemed like a good idea in my head? Maybe it's in the project bag with the hat that I recently finished designing...but can't remember where I put the darn thing! Or maybe it's even in the depths of my ottoman in the Family Room where projects go to die....or be frogged.

It's funny how you can be cruising along and all of a sudden you notice your mojo has vanished. Nothing really sounds fun, and I don't even have the drive to cast on something new!

But I'm not going to sweat it...this happens from time to time! I'm thinking a little cross stitch project and just giving myself the chance …

Giving Back

This year the Auburn Downtown Association put together a drive to collect items for Seniors in Need. Our shop was one of about 10 businesses downtown who collected and it's overwhelming to hear the grand totals!! I know Auburn gets a bad wrap, I hear it a lot, but when it comes to heart...this community has it in spades!

Not only were the donations impressive, but it is also so cool that this was done with pretty much no advertising. We just tossed some wreaths at local businesses, gave minimal direction and they ran with it. Business owners chatted with their customers, who really are more like family than customers. They shared information about seniors in need and the public really came through for us.

Then another magical thing happened. When our customers shopped at OTHER small businesses for the items on the list, those businesses added more goodies for the seniors.

THIS is why we need Main Streets and Local, Small Businesses!!!

I am so proud of our community, proud to be p…

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, A Little Knitty Gave to Me...

A Crochet Cowl & A Knit Crown

This is SO cozy and cute! It would be perfect with Uptown Worsted! You can get the free pattern here:

This crown!!!! So cute, and it even comes in adult size!!!! You can make it for yourself, I won't judge! You can get the free pattern here:

Thank you for enjoying the Twelve Days of Christmas with A Little Knitty. Please note: Four of the Knit Patterns are paid for ‘A Little Knitty’ patterns that we are gifting to our friends for the Holidays, please do not duplicate or share. All other patterns are free patterns that were curated from Ravelry. We have notified the owners of these patterns that we will be linking to their free patterns. A Little Knitty has no rights to these patterns and most have not been worked up, but we trust the sources. Some patterns are on blogs that may have affiliate links. A Little Knitty has not been paid, nor have th…