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April News

Posted by Larissa Sielicki on

April is my birthday month and this year I turn 57!  As a special gift for my customers, I am offering an additional 15% off all purchases of $57 or more, no coupon needed valid until the end of April. As a special extra gift for reading my blog, write me  " I Love Spring" or another cheerful message in the checkout comments and receive a free Sterling Silver Cable needle with your order. I am sad to report that Sublime has discontinued the Baby Cashmere Merino Silk Dk yarns, which is one of my personal favorite yarns. I know...

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The Winds of Change

Posted by Larissa Sielicki on

2021 is "Marching" forward and I just wanted to share with you some of the  business changes that I am implementing at woolybaabaa.com. First, I would be ungrateful to not recognize and give thanks to all of the shoppers who participated in my Winter Stock Up Sale as I ceased to represent HiyHiya Knitting products. I had never been busier and it never felt so good to work so hard and be losing money! The pure joy came from relieving myself of something I no longer wanted in my possession and also knowing it wasn't going to waste. I am also...

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Review of ColourLab Yarn

Posted by Larissa Sielicki on

Long time woolybaabaa.com shoppers know that I got my start with the Dale of Norway yarns. I will be forever grateful that I was able to first work for their US distribution office and then go on to create my own business selling and supporting their quality products and getting to know their amazing fans. This coming March will mark five years since they decided to stop distributing in the US, and since then I have been on a hunt to find yarns that are comparable in quality, gauge, price, color selection,  wearability, durability, washability, wound into center pull balls...

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Why and How I made My New Leather Cases

Posted by Larissa Sielicki on

What a summer it has been! I have kept myself very busy working on projects that I hope you will find inspiring and useful to your knitting. Mostly, I have been occupied with developing my new Handcrafted Leather Knitting Needle Cases. What inspired me to  develop a new case for my circular needles is the “snake in a can” experience I too often had  when opening my circular needle case. They are wild things that need to be tamed for sure, losing one or having to rummage through all the pockets in my knitting bag to find the one I wanted simply became unacceptable....

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The Future for Vogue Knitting Magazine

Posted by Larissa Sielicki on

Times are changing for Vogue Knitting, but are we ready?

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