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Month: January 2014

by DrewEmborsky
on 01/16/14 09:40 am
Categories: Markets Yarn
There is a huge event coming up this weekend in Manhattan, It's VK Live y'all!!! If you've never been it's unlike any other fiber-related event out there! The market is outstanding, the classes are stellar, and the banquets and keynote speakers are totally A-list.

And speaking of A-list, the incomparable knit and crochet designer Kristin Omdahl is headed to NYC right now!

She will be having, for the very first time ever, her very own

by DrewEmborsky
on 01/15/14 09:43 am
Categories: Contemplations
As 2013 progressed last year I just kept having this nagging feeling that I wasn't doing things the right way. It was too much of a struggle, much more than usual, sort of like I put my canoe in the water and was paddling as hard as I could to go upstream. Sure I was making what looked like some progress but the amount of effort relative to how far I was moving was out of whack!

I'm declaring that 2014 will be the year that I do things the right way.

by DrewEmborsky
on 01/14/14 07:35 pm
Categories: Family

Tonight I ate Chinese food, like I have done every January 14 for the last 15 years. And to explain why here is a vintage post of mine from The Crochet Dude blog:

Eleven years ago today I was in Michigan staying at the home of one of my sisters-in-law. I had worked the night shift in Dallas, TX the day before so was a bit jet-lagged from the trip, time change, and shift change. My brother Don who lives in Nevada, picked me up late that afternoon and we headed to a